Mandatory calorie labelling in the out-of-home food sector: an obesity policy with multiple mechanisms of action
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Robinson, E., Marty, L., Jones, A., White, M., Smith, R., & Adams, J. Mandatory calorie labelling in the out-of-home food sector: an obesity policy with multiple mechanisms of action. BMJ: British Medical Journal https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.63152
The UK government has proposed mandatory calorie labelling of food and drink served outside of the home to help reduce obesity. Although calorie labelling may have a modest or no direct impact on consumer behaviour, it has the potential to influence diet via other mechanisms. These should be more consistently considered when judging the potential public health benefits of mandatory calorie labelling.
ER and LM were supported by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant reference: PIDS, 803194). JA and MW were supported by the Medical Research Council MC_UU_12015/6. JA and MW were also supported by the Centre for Diet and Activity Research, a UKCRC funded centre of public health research excellence; funding from Cancer Research UK, British Heart Foundation, Economic and Social Research Council (grant number ES/G007462/1), Medical Research Council (grant number MR/K023187/1), National Institute for Health Research, and Wellcome Trust (grant number 087636/Z/08/Z) is gratefully acknowledged. AJ and RS report no source of funding in relation to this work.
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