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Nutrition: Logos

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 15 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many applications his Department has received for a licence to use the 5-a-day logo from (a) voluntary groups, (b) Government departments, (c) NHS bodies and (d) local authorities. (204271)

Government Departments do not require a licence. We have received 48 applications from voluntary groups, 118 applications from national health service bodies and 32 applications from local authorities.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many applications his Department has received to use the 5-a-day logo on fruit or vegetable packaging. (204272)

The Department has received 117 applications to use the 5-a-day logo on fruit and vegetable packaging. Applications can be for a number of items in a product range produced or supplied by the applicant.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many applications to become an official partner of the 5-a-day campaign have been approved by his Department. (204273)

All organisations using the 5-a-day logo are considered to be 5-a-day partners. There are currently 407 licences in place to use the 5-a-day a logo. A further 268 licences have been approved since the launch of the 5-a-day logo but have since been delisted or not renewed.