A range of fact sheets, leaflets, reports, toolkits, videos and other useful material.
British Nutrition Foundation advice pages on all aspects of nutrition including
healthy eating tips.
Food & Drink Federation's (FDF) food labelling toolkit – a guide to the new
regulations and how to use the new labels with confidence.
Food Standards Agency leaflet: 'Buying food when you have a food allergy or food
Government advice on healthy eating and the Eatwell plate.
NHS Choices 'livewell' pages providing wide ranging consumer facing information
including on healthy diets, fitness and losing weight.
British Retail Consortium (BRC) guidance on communicating nutrition labelling
changes to consumers, aimed at food businesses.
BRC / FDF guidance on allergen labelling.
DEFRA guidance on the Food Information to Consumers regulations.
Department of Health Front of Pack nutrition labelling guidance on creating a
front of pack label provides advice aimed at food businesses, which includes
detailed nutrition criteria underpinning the red, amber and green colour
Department of Health technical guidance on nutrition labelling – guidance on the
nutrition-related requirements of the EU food information to consumers
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) scientific opinion on the review of
labelling reference intake values for selected nutritional elements (2009).
FDF's Workplace Wellbeing toolkit offering employers tips and guidance to
enhance their workplace health programmes.
The list of authorised nutrition and health claims can be found within the EU
Summary of findings from EUFIC research into how consumers respond to
portion information on food and drinks labels (2011).
EUFIC UK-specific research paper: 'Nutrition knowledge, use and understanding of
nutrition information on food labels among consumers in the UK' (conducted
EUFIC pan-European research: 'Use and understanding of nutrition information on
food labels in six European countries' (2010).
Main findings of EU-funded research consortium FLABEL (Food Labelling to
Advance Better Education for Life), which researched the role of food packaging
labels and what these communicate to consumers (2012).
Irish Food Safety Authority (FSAI) research study into consumer attitudes
to food labelling (2009).
Sacks et al. research into the 'Impact of front-of-pack 'traffic light'
nutrition labelling on consumer food purchases in the UK' (abstract) (2009).
Last reviewed: 11 Dec 2014