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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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lornet5353

Posted by: lornet5353
Posted on: 1st Mar 2016

lornet5353 says: I find the star rating a good idea but somewhat misleading. Are they monitored by independant group or only by the manufacturer. I prefer the ingredie ts and nutrition labels to be more reliable.

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