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Calls for mandatory health information on alcohol labels

The Royal Society for Public Health is calling for change in alcoholic drinks labelling, citing a public "awareness vacuum" on how alcohol affects health. The society wants it to be mandatory to include the government's guideline to drink no more than 14 ... read more

Call for calorie information to be displayed on alcohol labels

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH ... manufacturers are required to display alcohol content on their products, but because they are not producing food, they are exempt from the requirements of calorie labelling. Calorie labels should be displayed ... read more

Canadian health official calls for warning labels on alcohol

Al-hamdani suggests that warning labels, with pictures added, be displayed on alcohol products, similar to those on cigarette packages. In Canada, there are some places where warning labels are required ... them with information about the health effects ... read more

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Fresh calls for 'calorie information' on alcohol labels

Bottles of wine, beer and spirits should have calorie information displayed on the label to tackle alcohol’s impact on obesity levels, experts have said. The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) said that too many people were unaware of the high ... read more

Lawmakers, Alcohol Industry Tussle Over Cancer Labels on Booze

“Alcohol can cause cancer,” read the labels, part of a government-funded pilot program. They quickly drew phone calls and letters from representatives ... Last month, the U.K. Royal Society for Public Health, a health-education nonprofit, called ... read more

Calorie Count May Soon Be Required On All Bottled Alcohol Beverages

The decision is a temporary, first step while the Alcohol and Tobacco Trade and Tax Bureau, or TTB, continues to consider final rules on alcohol labels. Rules proposed in 2007 would have made labels mandatory ... to add that information to its products ... read more

Push for mandatory warning labels on alcohol for pregnant and breastfeeding women

Health Minister Jill Hennessy said introducing mandatory warning labels was the right thing to do. “We know that alcohol ­consumed by pregnant mothers can harm their babies,” Ms Hennessy said. “Mothers should have all the information they need to ... read more

Experts call for warning labels on alcohol

The chairman of the Far West Local Health ... with labels to warn of the harm they can cause babies. A parliamentary inquiry into Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is currently taking submissions. One of the polices it is considering is making it mandatory ... read more

Calls For Alcohol Health Warning Labels

Eight in ten people in the North East would back the introduction of compulsory health warning labels on alcoholic ... regulations which mean that information covering ingredients and nutritional value is mandatory. Alcohol, despite being classified ... read more


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