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FOOD LABELLING (No. 2)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 654: tabled on 30 October 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 27 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the move towards a comprehensive front-of-pack food labelling system; recognises the need to provide clear and consistent advice to consumers about their dietary choices; further recognises that the proposed labelling system should remove confusion; notes that small changes to diets can have a big impact on an individual's health; further notes that obesity is closely linked to the spiralling numbers of people developing Type 2 diabetes; and calls on the Government to make health warnings compulsory on products that contain over 50 per cent of an individual's guideline daily amounts per portion in either calories, fats, sugaror salt.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.