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New food labelling system

Food labelling is to be made clearer and consistent across all supermarkets under a new voluntary system so shoppers can easily spot the healthiest option.

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Farmers attack 'traffic light' food label system

Milk will be seen as junk food under the new system, farmers have said Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Archive

Trade bodies fear that products such as cheese, full-fat milk, sausages and bacon will be seen as ‘junk foods’ under the new system, and sales will fall as a result.

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