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fight for better food labelling

Charles Milne of the Food Standards Agency Scotland has offered a stout repost to MEPs' rejection of the colour coding system. Speaking at the TSI annual conference held in Edinburgh, he said: 'The evidence is that people would prefer the traffic light system.

He was speaking in a debate called 'Eating our way to an early death', and added that in changing people's habits: 'the carrot was better than the stick'.

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17 June 2010