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Food: Labelling

Volume 712: debated on Thursday 16 July 2009

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will introduce special codes and colours on food labelling for use by schoolchildren. [HL4733]

The Government have no plans to introduce special food labelling for schoolchildren. They have developed a number of resources for use in schools to assist schoolchildren in learning about food labelling within the context of healthy eating. An example of one of the learning resources provided can be found at:

www.food.gov.uk/healthiereating/nutritionschools/teachingtools/myfoodspace