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Traffic light labelling for foods’ carbon impact touted

Edinburgh University professor believes colour coding could be used to highlight environmental aspects of foods as well as the health aspects.

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The successful traffic light labelling system used across the world to illustrate how much salt, fat and sugar is present in foods could also be used to draw consumer attention to the carbon impact of the food they buy as well, a specialist in the field of climate-smart food has said.

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