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What laws must manufacturers obey on food labels?
Trade Descriptions Act,Food Labelling Regulations,Food Safety Act,Food Standards Act
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What must a label tell you by law?
Name of product,Weight or volume, Name and address of manufacturer,Cooking instructions,List of ingredients,Country of origin and storage instructions
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When do products have to list nutritional information?
When they make a special nutritional claim such as 'low fat' or 'high in fibre'
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Claims such as 'low fat' can only be made if...
the nutritional information backs this up
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What are symbols used for on food labels?
To show that food is suitable for a particular diet such as a V for vegetarian diet
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What is traffic light labellling?
Shows how healthy a product is at a glance.
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