Carbon labelling needs to be data-led and science-based to create a level playing field
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Retailers and food producers in Europe are pioneering new labels to showcase the environmental impact of the food in a simple way, such as the Eco-score, which basically follows the look of the French colour-coded Nutri-Score. “The importance of what I would call ‘carbon labelling’ is that it actually helps consumers to navigate, but it needs to be data-led and science-based to create a level playing field,” said Peter Giørtz-Carlsen, executive vice-president of the dairy company Arla Foods. He also agreed that there are many elements to take into consideration other than just the environmental footprint, such as the nutritional elements.Click here to connect to the source of this storyClick here for more News and Views
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