changes to alcohol labelling

Labelling for alcohol

Calls to label more than calories on alcohol

In a bid to tackle obesity in the UK, the government this week announced plans to potentially implement calorie labels to all alcohol products, as part of its ‘Better Health drive’ strategy.

Alcohol is high in calories and, according to the Department of Health and Social Care , accounts for nearly 10% of calories drinkers consume in the UK. There is currently no requirement for...