November 15, 2023

4 Things to Know about Global Front-of-Pack Labeling Efforts

Over the last decade, front-of-pack labeling (FOPL) has become a go-to public health tool for governments, retailers and food and beverage companies around the world. More than 30 countries have implemented FOPL systems, and the U.S. is now actively looking to join the ranks. Here are four key takeaways around this popular public health policy.   

  1. The “best” FOPL system remains unclear.
  1. Local consumer research can change policymaker decisions.
  1. FOPL harmonization remains elusive.
  1. FOPL systems are moving beyond nutrients. 

Interested in learning more? FoodMinds’ Food & Nutrition Affairs team offers services including landscape monitoring, stakeholder engagement, coalition building and easy-to-understand communications. Reach out to Laurie Hainley, Senior Director, Food & Nutrition Affairs, to schedule a call and start the conversation.

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