Why labels on alcohol products could soon change in the UK

on 05/09/10 at 7:20 pm


Alcohol products are one of the many items whose labels come under close scrutiny by both Government regulators and public advocacy groups. Since 2007, the alcohol industry has adopted and followed an independent set of rules for the naming, packaging and promotion of its products under the guise of industry body The Portman Group.
However in the near future, the Portman Group’s voluntary code of conduct is likely to give way to legal requirements for labels, which could include the introduction of health warnings to product labels and clearer labelling on the number of units contained within each drink.

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