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Food labelling: Consistent system to be rolled out

19 June 2013 Last updated at 19:22 BST

A new consistent system of front-of-pack food labelling is to be introduced in the UK, the government says.

A combination of colour coding and nutritional information will be used to show how much fat, salt and sugar and how many calories are in each product.

But just over 60% of foods will be covered by the system because it will remain voluntary.

Branwen Jeffreys reports.