Development of international criteria for a front of package food labelling system: the International Choices Programme

@inproceedings{Roodenburg2011DevelopmentOI,
  title={Development of international criteria for a front of package food labelling system: the International Choices Programme},
  author={Annet J. C. Roodenburg and Barry M Popkin and Jacob C. Seidell},
  booktitle={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2011}
}
Background:A global push to reduce the amount of saturated and trans-fatty acids, added salt and sugar in processed food, and to enhance fruit, vegetable and whole grain intake, while limiting energy intake, exists for most populations.Objectives:To redesign the International Choices Program (note: this is unrelated to the US Smart Choices Program), initially Netherlands focused, by an international board of scientists to create a generic, global front-of-pack nutrition logo system that helps… CONTINUE READING
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