Healthier choices Nutrition and health claims
- Setting nutrient profiles under European regulation - Which? Response (PDF: 58Kb)
02 December 2008
Which? raised concerns about proposals to establish nutrient profiles to determine which products could carry health and nutrition claims.
- The whole truth? Health and nutrition claims - Which? Briefing (PDF: 82Kb)
01 March 2006
EU legislation is needed to require nutrition and health claims to be independently assessed before marketing; nutrient profiles need to be established so foods high in fat, sugar and/or salt cannot misleadingly claim to be a healthy option.
- Low-fact labels: Which? Report (PDF: 86Kb)
01 March 2005
Which? research highlighted inaccurate nutrition labelling on a range of products.
- The hidden truth: Health and nutrition claims - Which? Briefing (PDF: 179Kb)
01 January 2005
Which? set out measures needed in EU legislation on nutrition and health claims such as: clearly defining claims, stop contradicting healthy eating advice, stop exploitation of children by claims and called for it to cover all types of marketing and labelling.
- Food labels: What are our children really eating? - Which? Briefing (PDF: 292Kb)
01 January 2004
Which? research highlighted the way food products targeted at children are labelled and marketed and called for a more honest and responsible approach in line with healthier eating.
- Discussion paper on nutrition claims and functional claims (EC) - Which? Response (PDF: 91Kb)
01 July 2001
Which?’s original response to proposals to tighten controls over health and nutrition claims, highlighted the areas of confusion that needed tightening.
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