Aldi and IGA score low in obesity prevention efforts, supermarket report card shows

 In Aldi, Australia, Metcash/IGA

Aldi and IGA have received extremely low scores in a new study that assessed the efforts being made by Australia’s top supermarkets to help tackle the obesity crisis.
With two-thirds of Australian adults overweight or obese, researchers at Deakin University’s Global Obesity Centre analysed the obesity prevention and nutrition-related policies and commitments of the four main supermarket chains and gave each a score out of 100.
Woolworths earned 46, while Coles received 40. Aldi and IGA performed poorly, receiving dismal scores of 11 and 8 respectively. Sydney Morning Herald – Read more…

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