The Health Star Rating system is facing scrutiny after a report found it was misleading consumers who are trying to make healthy purchase decisions.

The study in Public Health Research and Practice argued the front of packet labelling system is in dire need of improvement to help guide consumer behaviour.

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Friday, March 15 2019
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Featured in storyDr Helen Vidgen, public health nutritionist and dietitian from the University of Queensland Terry Slevin, Chief Executive Officer of the Public Health Association AustraliaPollyemma Antees, Diabetes educator and dietitian at Diabetes Queensland

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