Graphic labels on treat foods a silly idea, says FGC

Putting graphic labels on so-called unhealthy or treat foods is a silly idea that’s based on no evidence, says FGC Chief Executive Katherine Rich. She is commenting on a university study that theorises a brief exposure to graphic food product health warnings on food such as chips chocolate bars may enhance 'dietary self-control.'

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Food industry Heath Star products pass 2000 mark

The food industry is now producing 2003 products with Health Star Rating logos. The milestone was reached during the first quarter of the year, and is a sharp jump from the 1891 products at 31 December last year, and 1744 at 30 September.

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Registrations for conference close on 27 July

Early-bird registrations for the FGC 2018 annual conference,to be held in Brisbane on 7-9 November, close this Friday. Registration cut-off is 27 July, and the workshop and social networking programme selection opens on 13 August.

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Walmart boss to speak exclusively to FGC members

The president and CEO of US retail giant Walmart is to speak at a special FGC event in Auckland on November 7. Greg Foran is a Kiwi, and our most successful FMCG leader, and he will speak exclusively to FGC members.

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