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Food 'traffic light' labelling should be mandatory, councils say 17 September Image copyright PA Food manufacturers should be forced to put "traffic light" nutrition labels on the front of packs, councils have said. But the labels do not appear on about a third of the food sold in the UK. More on this story. Plan attacked as 'weak' and 'watered down'.

Call for supermarket price offers on healthy food. Dolmio and Uncle Ben's firm Mars advises limit on products. Coca-Cola to adopt traffic light health labels in UK. Consistent system to be rolled out. Why food 'traffic-light' labels did not happen.

Elsewhere on the BBC. Food label quiz Do you know what your packaging means? Europe will face an obesity crisis of vast proportions by , according to new World Health Organization projections, with many countries likely to see far more than half of adults above the healthy weight limit. Taxation should indeed be considered as part of a wider range of tools and the complexity of its effects calls for careful consideration and design, a Commission spokesperson told EURACTIV.

Faced with alarming childhood obesity cases, the European Commission is calling on member states to take action in the procurement of healthy food for schools.

The action plan, which was a top health priority for the Maltese EU Presidency, focuses on promoting healthier environments, especially in schools and preschools, restricting marketing and advertising for children, encouraging physical activity and increasing research. In addition, the EU spokesperson said that reformulating food products to contain less salt, fats or sugars was another initiative being explored by member states in the High-Level Group on nutrition and physical activity, chaired by the Commission.

The family environment is not able to overcome childhood obesity without governmental support, a new report has found. Efficacité et Transparence des Acteurs Européens Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy Contact us. Paris to tackle obesity with junk food tax France is raising the tax on all high calorie foods in an attempt to tackle its increasing weight problem. WHO warns of burgeoning obesity crisis in Europe Europe will face an obesity crisis of vast proportions by , according to new World Health Organization projections, with many countries likely to see far more than half of adults above the healthy weight limit.

EU urges member states to target childhood obesity in schools Faced with alarming childhood obesity cases, the European Commission is calling on member states to take action in the procurement of healthy food for schools. Families cannot tackle childhood obesity alone, EU study says The family environment is not able to overcome childhood obesity without governmental support, a new report has found. Tax on sweets and ice cream scrapped The Washington Post: Denmark scraps world's first fat tax The Guardian: Food packaging 'traffic lights' to signal healthy choices on salt, fat and sugar Foodnavigator.

UK traffic light labelling should be mandatory: Six industry giants to launch UK-style traffic light labels in Europe Ansa: Italy to fight food traffic light system.

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