Follow-Up on My Stoplight Musings

Stoplight Labeling UKRecently, I posed some thoughts about why the stoplight warning symbols about to be used for food products in United Kingdom might be misleading. A blogger at picked up on my train of thought. Here is her piece:

Color-Coded Nutrition Facts May Confuse Rather Than Inform Consumers
by Natalie Shoemaker
The obesity epidemic is well-known and countries are trying to do what they can to fight it. Peter Ubel of Forbes highlights a UK food labeling system that hopes to teach consumers to make healthier choices through color-coded labels. But some companies may be able to use this easy system to only further confuse and distract consumers from the real facts. (Read more HERE.)

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