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Front-of-pack nutrition labelling schemes: an update of the evidence (a JRC Science for policy report) Report of the European Scientific Committee in charge of updating the Nutri-Score: changes to the algorithm for solid foods  Nutri-Score and other health dimensions of foods (ultra-processing, and presence of pesticide residues): how to better inform consumers ? Why Nutri-Score is computed… Lire la suite Table of contents of english papers

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36 associations of health professionals, scientists, consumers, patients and NGOs call for a new petition to make Nutri-Score mandatory in Europe

On the date of November 2, 2022, more than 35,000 signatures have been collected in Europe to support the petition "Stop lobbies: Nutri-Score must be the mandatory official logo in Europe by 2023" accessible on the sitehttps://chng.it/BghbbGMW Text of the petition The front-of-pack nutrition label Nutri-Score must be defended against lobbies that try to distort… Lire la suite 36 associations of health professionals, scientists, consumers, patients and NGOs call for a new petition to make Nutri-Score mandatory in Europe

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Front-of-pack nutrition labelling schemes: an update of the evidence (a JRC Science for policy report)

On September 10th 2022, the Joint Research Centre JRC (the European Commission's science service carrying out research and providing independent scientific evidence and advices to support EU policy) published the results of four scientific analyses related to consumer information on foodstuffs. Regarding front-of-pack nutrition labelling, the 230-page scientific report signed by 13 international JRC’s scientists… Lire la suite Front-of-pack nutrition labelling schemes: an update of the evidence (a JRC Science for policy report)

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Seven new scientific papers published in August 2022 in peer-reviewed journals concerning Nutri-Score

The influence of the Nutri-Score on the perceived healthiness of foods labelled with a nutrition claim of sugar. Jürkenbeck K, Mehlhose C, Zühlsdorf A.PLoS ONE 17(8): e0272220. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0272220https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0272220 Abstract High sugar intake in humans is associated with the development of overweight and other diet-related diseases. The World Health Organization and other health organizations recommend limiting… Lire la suite Seven new scientific papers published in August 2022 in peer-reviewed journals concerning Nutri-Score

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Report of the European Scientific Committee in charge of updating the Nutri-Score: changes to the algorithm for solid foods 

The international Scientific Committee of the Nutri-Score, which was mandated by the Steering Committee to make recommendations for the update of its algorithm, has delivered a first report detailing the recommended changes to the algorithm for the general case (including a specific rule for red meat), fats, nuts and seeds. The report is available at… Lire la suite Report of the European Scientific Committee in charge of updating the Nutri-Score: changes to the algorithm for solid foods