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Monitoring the health-related labelling of foods and non-alcoholic beverages in retail settings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24074212     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Food labelling on food packaging has the potential to have both positive and negative effects on diets. Monitoring different aspects of food labelling would help to identify priority policy options to help people make healthier food choices. A taxonomy of the elements of health-related food labelling is proposed. A systematic review of studies that assessed the nature and extent of health-related food labelling has been conducted to identify approaches to monitoring food labelling. A step-wise approach has been developed for independently assessing the nature and extent of health-related food labelling in different countries and over time. Procedures for sampling the food supply, and collecting and analysing data are proposed, as well as quantifiable measurement indicators and benchmarks for health-related food labelling.
M Rayner; A Wood; M Lawrence; C N Mhurchu; J Albert; S Barquera; S Friel; C Hawkes; B Kelly; S Kumanyika; M L'abbé; A Lee; T Lobstein; J Ma; J Macmullan; S Mohan; C Monteiro; B Neal; G Sacks; D Sanders; W Snowdon; B Swinburn; S Vandevijvere; C Walker;
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity     Volume:  14 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1467-789X     ISO Abbreviation:  Obes Rev     Publication Date:  2013 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-09-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100897395     Medline TA:  Obes Rev     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  70-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2013 The Authors. Obesity Reviews published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd on behalf of the International Association for the Study of Obesity.
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
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