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Food labelling

There have been a few stories in the news recently questioning the way food brands are using the health star ratings found on their products. It would seem that some companies are being quite creative when it comes to their labelling. Are you aware of the government’s health star ratings scheme for food? If so, do you think it’s a good idea and should it be mandatory? Do you make purchase decisions based on how high or low a product’s health star rating is? Would you like to see ratings on more products and do you trust food companies to label their products correctly?

Last reply: 15th Jul 2017 / 92 replies / Post by looklively

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mrwonderful5433

Posted by: mrwonderful5433
Posted on: 1st Mar 2016

mrwonderful5433 says: The health star ratings are only a guide ti help choose a product. However there are other factors that have significance like taste and value for money. I don't trust food companies to be honest with their ratings any more than I trust a taxi driver in Pakistan! It's a great idea if companies can be honest.

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