How food rating will work

THE Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation in June decided to implement the Health Star Rating System as the preferred model for uniform front-of-pack food labelling. 1

With many thousands of food products on supermarket shelves,2 it is no wonder Australians are confused and find it difficult to decipher nutrition claims and information on food packaging. 3,4

In 2011, an Independent Panel for the Review of Food Labelling Law and Policy, commissioned by the then Australia and New Zealand Food