Call to know how sweet it is

Health ministers’ phones are expected to start ringing as consumers voice their support for “added sugar”  labelling on food packaging.

Australian teenagers are consuming on average 20 teaspoons of sugar per day.

Australian teenagers are consuming on average 20 teaspoons of sugar per day.

Consumer group CHOICE has joined forces with the Australian Dental Association to launch a new national campaign about the impact of sugar on teeth and hopes it will lead to food labelling changes.

Telephone numbers for Australia’s health ministers have been included in the campaign so consumers can call to show their support for “added sugar” labelling.

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