The Times, Body&Soul
Vivienne Parry on stories behind the news
BET YOU a big fat doughnut that you are more confused this week about food labelling than you were last week.
Full-page adverts from Sainsbury’s introduced its colour-coded “wheel of health” system while leading food manufacturers unveiled their guideline-daily-amount (GDA) labelling “to help consumers understand what’s in their food at a glance”.
All of this comes ahead of the Food Standard Agency’s proposed traffic-light scheme for food labelling, which is still in the pipeline.