Joint FAO/WHO  workshop on Front-of-Pack Nutrition Labelling

16th May 2013, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

A Joint FAO/WHO workshop on Front-of-Pack Nutrition Labelling was organized as a side event of the 41st Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labelling (CCFL) held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada from 13 – 17 May 2013. The main objective of the workshop was to provide information to CCFL delegates and observers regarding various issues related to front-of-pack labelling (FOP). These include: 1) role and use of FOP, 2) how FOP is developed, 3) challenges with FOP, and 4) some country experiences with FOP.

Agenda 

Presentations

  What is Food Labelling (click to download) 
Nutrient profiling for front of pack labeling (click to download)
  Nordic keyhole – Healthy choices made easy (click to download)
  IOM Report on Front-of-Package Nutrition Rating Systems and Symbols (click to download)

WHO page on the meeting. 

last updated:  Wednesday, June 26, 2013