food labelling


Recent study calls for the need to warn consumers on ultra-processed foods’ harmful effects

Ultra-processed foods (UPFs) are foods that have been chemically or physically transformed through industrial processing. While most modern foods are processed in some way (e.g. raw rice packaged into dried rice, pasteurised milk), UPFs are recognisable for no longer serving the purpose of solely preserving food but rather to make ready-to-eat, convenient products with long shelf-lives and which are […]


Only 1 in 20 of children’s yogurts contain low sugar levels, new Action on Sugar study reveals

SAFE member Action on Sugar recently conducted a study on children’s yoghurts and misleading health claims.  Evaluating over 100 children’s yogurts, the study has shown that only 1 in 20 of yogurts with child-friendly designs contain low sugar levels, with over 63% of these products containing more than a third of the daily sugar intake per portion.  […]