Tesco U-turn on nutrition labels

Tesco U-turn on nutrition labels

The UK's largest retailer has decided to introduce "traffic lights" on its own-label products, ending its opposition to the labels. The country's government will soon recommend the system it thinks the industry should use.

Consuming issues: Tesco leaves FDF at lights

24 August 2012

The unexpected announcement by Tesco that it will incorporate colour-coding, or 'traffic lights', into its front-of-pack nutritional labelling surprised industry watchers but has more importantly left UK food manufacturers isolated, writes Ben Cooper.

UK: Tesco U-turn on traffic-light labels

22 August 2012

Tesco has announced plans to add traffic-light labels to the nutritional information it puts on products.

The just-food management briefing - reformulation - part IV

29 September 2010

The final part of this month's management briefing focuses on the nutrition guidelines that form the basis of traffic-light and GDA labelling in the UK, as well as the criteria behind the labels on pack in the US.

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