Nov 10, 2007,
Proposal: Legible labelling
Labels detailing the calorie and fat contents of our food are far too complex, especially for the poor, who are more likely to be new immigrants or have lower educational levels. A simple colour code using red for "should not be consumed," orange for "consume in limited quantities," and green for "don't worry about it" is one workable solution, says Dr. John Frank, head of population and public health studies at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
Pros: Such labels would leave little confusion about which foods were fattening.
Cons: Determining which foods deserved to be red f... continue reading
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