Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Qualitative

Design

Narrative

Classification

Other (adaption of NOVA)

Country studied

Global

Data

Primary

Data Collected

Other

Study setting

Conference

Age group of participant

N/A

Participant sex

N/A

Target population

Vulnerable (at risk of cardiovascular diseases)

Sample size

N/A

World Heart Federation Policy Brief: Front-of-pack labelling/Global Heart

Goal

Describe the front-of-pack food labelling outlined by the World Heart Federation.

Results

The new WHF Policy Brief provides evidence-based, practical guidance that can be adapted to local contexts. It highlights that in order the be implemented successfully, FOPL systems must take into account consumer literacy and prevailing cultural norms around food and nutrition. FOPL must be mandatory, government-led, and accompanied by broad public nutrition education initiatives.

Authors

Champagne B, Monika A, ElSayed A, Logstrup S, Naidoo P, Shilton T, Vaca McGhie D, Armstrong-Walenczak K, Berteletti F, Ganesan S, Popkin B.

Journal

DOI