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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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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/heapro/dap032

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Institution:
School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Research group:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
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Institution:
Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
Department:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Health Promotion International Journal website
Volume:
24
Issue:
4
Pages:
344-352
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1460-2245
ISSN:
0957-4824
Language:
English
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2011-07-07

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