Traffic light nutrient labeling

The latest issue of Functional Foods & Nutraceuticals reports that Australia is considering using a “traffic light” nutrient-labeling system similar to that used in the U.K.

It tells consumers at a glance if food contains high (red), medium (orange), or low (green) levels of sugar, salt, fat, and saturated fat.”

8/22/06 22:35 JR

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John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at, a complementary and alternative medicine website.