Friday, March 12, 2010

Organics groups top labelling survey

"Consumer organisation Choice has released a review of 10 endorsement programs appearing on food labels.

A Choice panel, comprising food and sustainability experts, scrutinised the claims behind the 10 most recognised health and sustainability logos to evaluate them.

"The programs we reviewed all have quite different - but all admirable - goals, from improving trading and working conditions of third-world farmers, protecting dolphins against harmful fishing practices, improving nutritional health or supporting sustainable agriculture, through to improving the welfare of commercially farmed animals," said a Choice statement."

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