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Impact of front-of-pack 'traffic-light' nutrition labelling on consumer food purchases in the UK.

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Front-of-pack 'traffic-light' nutrition labelling has been widely proposed as a tool to improve public health nutrition. This study examined changes to consumer food purchases after the introduction of traffic-light labels with the aim of assessing the impact of the labels on the 'healthiness' of foods purchased. The study examined sales data from a major UK retailer in 2007. We analysed products in two categories ('ready meals' and sandwiches), investigating the percentage change in sales 4 ...

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10.1093/heapro/dap032

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Journal:
Health promotion international
Volume:
24
Issue:
4
Pages:
344-352
Publication date:
2009-12-01
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EISSN:
1460-2245
ISSN:
0957-4824
Source identifiers:
163690
Language:
English
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pubs:163690
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uuid:3c47b266-444e-4ed9-a2e7-cd020bf0ef97
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pubs:163690
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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