A recent paper published in the scientific Journal « International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research, and co-signed by 417european academic scientists and more than 30 european associations of experts from the fields of nutrition, public health, oncology, pediatrics, cardiology,… presents the scientific basis that enabled the construction of the Nutri-Score and the various studies that… Lire la suite A recent scientific paper co-signed by 417 academic scientists and more than 30 associations of experts presents the scientific basis that enabled the construction of the Nutri-Score and the various studies that were conducted to validate the method of its calculation and its graphic format.
Serge Hercberg1,2, Chantal Julia1,2, Mathilde Touvier1, Pilar Galan11 Sorbonne Paris Nord University, Inserm U1153, Inrae U1125, Cnam, Nutritional Epidemiology Research Team (EREN), Epidemiology and Statistics Research Center – University of Paris (CRESS), Bobigny, France/ 2 GHU Paris Seine-Saint-Denis (AP-HP) Since it was proposed in 2014 by academic researchers specialized in Nutrition and Public Health and… Lire la suite Nutri-Score: even with a sign of quality or origin (PDO, PGI, TGS, Bio, etc.), a fatty, sweet or salty product remains a fatty, sweet or salty product !
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC, WHO) has released a new IARC Evidence Summary Brief, titled “The Nutri-Score: A Science-Based Front-of-Pack Nutrition Label”. This report, led by scientists from IARC and partners, shows that the Nutri-Score, a clear and simple front-of-pack nutrition label that rates the nutritional quality of food products, is an… Lire la suite A new IARC Evidence Summary Brief stresses the superiority of the Nutri-Score to other nutrition labels, and calls for its widespread and systematic adoption in Europe
The Italian Nutrinform nutritional front-of-pack label is born out of a process of rejection of the Nutri-Score linked in fact, not to discussions of public health strategies, but to purely internal political and economic issues in Italy. Alongside the arguments (irrelevant and unfounded) against Nutri-Score and widely taken up by the Italian agro-food lobbies and… Lire la suite Information on the Italian counter proposal to Nutri-score: the Nutrinform battery system
Group of European scientists supporting the implementation of Nutri-Score in Europe (1) In May 2020, the European Commission (EC) announced as part of its Farm to Fork Strategy the adoption before the end of 2022 of a harmonised mandatory front-of-pack nutrition labelling to help consumers to make health-conscious food choices. Scientists and public health actors… Lire la suite Call from European scientists to implement Nutri-Score in Europe, a simple and transparent front-of-pack food label with rigorous scientific support, intended to guide dietary choices and thus contribute to chronic disease prevention