Jun. 20, 2023
If the law passes, Switzerland will become the first country to adopt Nutri-Score, but later reverse course and prohibit the food label.
May. 16, 2023
The ban comes as a Nutri-Score algorithm update penalized artificially sweetened beverages.
Feb. 6, 2023
The co-inventor of the nutrition label said olive oil would never be rated with a "Green A" because it is solely comprised of fat.
Jan. 17, 2023
An open letter to the E.U. Commission warned against further delays in the adoption of front-of-pack nutrition labels. The letter was signed by the European Heart Network, European Public Health Alliance, Consumers Organization and many others.
Dec. 1, 2022
The app is part of a €100 million effort to promote traditional Italian food products in 2023.
Sep. 21, 2022
With Europe set to choose a mandatory food labeling system in the next six months, Nutri-Score remains the front-runner.
Sep. 9, 2022
Two major studies in the United States and Italy link premature death and colorectal cancer to highly processed food consumption.
Aug. 10, 2022
The decision specifically focuses on products with a protected geographical indicator. Some retailers removed all products labeled with Nutri-Score from their shelves.
Aug. 10, 2022
With the update, Nutri-Score will differentiate between the type of fat content and consider micronutrients. Both factors will result in a higher score for olive oil.
Aug. 3, 2022
The Yuka app will lower the importance of a food item’s Nutri-Score ranking and give more emphasis to micronutrients and additives.
May. 25, 2022
At least two-thirds of samples with protected statuses from the European Union received an "A" or "B" from Nutri-Score.
May. 9, 2022
European officials will work with the sector to promote extra virgin olive oil culture and health benefits ahead of the potential introduction of Nutr-Score.
Oct. 6, 2021
Researchers found that the Nutri-Score label allowed consumers to correctly identify olive oil as the healthiest option among eight vegetable oils.
Oct. 1, 2021
Italian farmers’ association Coldiretti said an increasing appetite for the Mediterranean diet was fueling exports, but warned a new labeling program could lead to setbacks.
Sep. 27, 2021
A front-of-pack labeling system takes into account a food item’s macro and micro-nutrients and its social and environmental sustainability.
Sep. 20, 2021
A report from the International Agency for Research on Cancer asked the European Union and other countries to urgently adopt the French-born front-of-pack labeling platform.
Jul. 20, 2021
The boards of the Parmigiano Reggiano and Grana Padano PDO consortia said they both reject Nutri-Score. The label also faces new challenges in Spain.
Jul. 12, 2021
The association argues that the application of Nutri-Score on the island’s olive oil and honey would be catastrophic for producers and consumers alike.
May. 13, 2021
Researchers compared the front-of-pack label with four other standard labels and found Nutri-Score to be the best at helping local consumers make healthier food choices.
Apr. 20, 2021
Spanish MEP Jordi Cañas pushed for the amendment calling on the European Commission to consider exempting single-ingredient food items from any pan-European labeling system.