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Open Access Research article

Food products qualifying for and carrying front-of-pack symbols: a cross-sectional study examining a manufacturer led and a non-profit organization led program

Teri E Emrich1, Joanna E Cohen23, Wendy Y Lou3 and Mary R L’Abbé1*

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1 Department of Nutritional Sciences, FitzGerald Building, University of Toronto, 150 College Street, Toronto, Canada

2 Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2213 McElderry Street, Baltimore, USA

3 Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, Canada

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13:846  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-846

Published: 13 September 2013

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Additional file 1:

Proportion of food products that qualified for Health Check™ compared to the proportion of food products that carried the system's symbol by subcategory (N=7503).

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Additional file 2:

Proportion of food products that qualified for Sensible Solutions™ compared to the proportion of food products that carried the systems symbol by subcategory (N=3009).

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