Saturday, December 01, 2007

Is It Healthy? Food Rating Systems Battle It Out - New York Times


Is It Healthy? Food Rating Systems Battle It Out - New York Times

We need to create a government sanctioned system. The food industry thrives off of confusion. When consumers get confused with multiple messages, they just throw up their hands and buy whatever.

Check out the British Food Standards Agency (traffic light picture on the right) for a good example:
http://www.eatwell.gov.uk/foodlabels/trafficlights/
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