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BMA Annual Representative Meeting: Doctors recommend a “traffic light” system to signal nutritional content of food products

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 29 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:14
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. Belfast

    Food manufacturers should be forced by law to adopt a “traffic light” system to signal the nutritious content of all their products, doctors agreed at the BMA's annual conference of representatives in Belfast this week.

    The system, which the Food Standards Agency first proposed in July 2004, has been rejected by some supermarkets. …

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