Nutrition and allergy information on food labels help us to make informed food and drink choices.
Nutrition labels, including both mandatory and voluntary labelling, are in place to help us to make informed food and drink choices. It is important for pupils to be able to recall the key aspects of labelling information and apply to make an informed choice.
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Further information about the use of food labels to ensure food is safe to eat can be found in the Hygiene and safety area.
An information sheet about food labeling.
A presentation looking at food labeling.
A worksheet looking at food labeling.
The questions and answers from an interactive quiz about food labeling.
A worksheet about comparing food labels.
A quiz to play as a class looking at food labeling.
A worksheet exploring the information on the back of pack.
A class activity investigating food labels.
An activity that explores allergens present in recipes.
Further information and resources to support teaching and learning about nutritional analysis and food labelling can be found in the Explore food area.
A worksheet looking at front of pack nutrition labeling.
Cards accompanying the front of pack nutrition labeling worksheet.
A worksheet exploring food labelling.
A worksheet exploring traffic light labelling on food products.
A worksheet exploring and creating nutrition labels.
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