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.
Mar. 29, 2021
In response to a pro-Nutri-Score petition signed by hundreds of scientists, Italian politicians and farmers have united in opposing to the French labeling system while promoting its alternatives.
Mar. 17, 2021
Almost 300 scientists and health professionals praised the scientific basis of Nutri-Score and criticized the alternative proposals.
Feb. 17, 2021
Seven European countries have formed a body to promote the controversial front-of-pack label system and support research efforts.
Nov. 23, 2020
Germany’s decision to introduce Nutri-Score as its official front-of-pack label has been met with criticism.
Aug. 8, 2020
The results of the study showed that while all five types of labels had limited impact on the food items chosen by consumers, the Nutri-Score system was most effective in aiding consumers to order the items by nutritional quality.
Aug. 7, 2020
Supporters hope Nutrinform, now approved for use in Europe, can challenge the controversial Nutri-Score system.
Jul. 7, 2020
The Italian farmers' group Coldiretti opposes the controversial French food labeling system, saying it underrates the health benefits of olive oil.
Oct. 7, 2019
Despite their initial opposition to Nutriscore, Germany's Julia Klöckner last week gave the green light for the controversial food labeling system.