Understanding what is written on food labels is not for amateurs [or] laymen. Small letters that are almost impossible to read, ingredients with technical names, numerical data and information about portions that are difficult to compare are some of the problems found in the packaging of products.
.Here you will find labels analysis and food and beverage ingredients that can be used as a basis for monitoring and compliance with current regulations. In addition, we will help you understand whether voluntary agreements between the industry and the government do really help improve the eating [or] dietary habits of Brazilians. Watch the video below and click on the studies to learn more.
Warning or traffic light: what is the most efficient food labeling in Brazil?Brazil has formally committed to the goals for the United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition, and one of the steps to get there is to adopt the front-of-package warning labels. Anvisa (the National Agency of Sanitary Surveillance) has already been discussing the issue since 2014. But what is the best proposal? A study tested the effectiveness of different labeling models. Find out the result.
ResearchesDra. Neha Khandpur, Dra. Priscila de Morais Sato, Dra. Laís Amaral Mais, Dra. Ana Paula Bortoletto Martins, Dra. Carla Galvão Spinillo, Dra. Mariana Tarricone Garcia, Me. Carlos Felipe Urquizar Rojas e Dra. Patrícia Constante Jaime
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