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TWIW 12: Food producers “gaming” the health star rating system

Episode 12
03, Jun, 2019
}6 Minutes

Show Notes

This Week In Wellness Australia and New Zealand’s health star food rating system has been criticised by Public health researchers and lawyers from the George Institute for Global Health because salty, sugary and fatty products are scoring too highly as producers are accused of “gaming the system”. With the Institute’s public health lawyer, Alexandra Jones stating the system should be based on science not vested interests.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/1753-6405.12908

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/may/30/unhealthy-products-are-gaming-flawed-health-star-food-rating-study-finds

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