More people in the US are exercising, but obesity levels are still rising, according to new research from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. Two studies...

The new ‘traffic light’ food labelling system has been launched in the UK, but some experts have suggested cereal manufacturers are unlikely to implement the voluntary system. Meanwhile, in the US,...

A new front-of-pack labelling (FoPL) system that uses a ‘health star’ rating, has been approved by Australian and New Zealand Ministers responsible for food regulation, with plans for further examination...

Australian food industry representative body the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has warned the Australian government that “serious flaws” remain and need to be resolved if an effective...

A range of food agenda items were discussed on December 7, 2012 when Australian and New Zealand food Ministers met to give the nod of approval to the Health Claims Standard, which Australian Food News...

An Australian survey by leading consumer advocacy group CHOICE has found that many food manufacturers are using a “trade mark law loophole” to label food as “healthy,” even if they are high in...

UK health ministers have launched a nationwide consultation on front-of-pack food product labelling in a new push to see all food UK food manufacturers and retailers using the same system to provide nutritional...

The food labelling debate has ignited again overnight, following the release of the largest study on the issue completed to date. Commissioned by the UK Food Standards Agency, an independent group of experts...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) is calling on governments to support a single front of pack labelling system that includes information about energy, fat, sugar, salt and serve sizes. AFGC...