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Table 1 Criteria for categorising foods into heathier food products – LOW (green), products with medium nutrients – MEDIUM (amber) and least healthy products – HIGH (red). (A) Per 100 g of food (B) Per 100 ml of drinks (FSA, 2016)

From: An assessment of nutrition information on front of pack labels and healthiness of foods in the United Kingdom retail market

A
  LOW MEDIUM HIGH
Colour code Green Amber > 25% of RIs
Fat ≤ 3.0 g/100 g >  3.0 g to ≤17.5 g/100 g >  17.5 g/100 g
Saturated fat ≤ 1.5 g/100 g >  1.5 g to ≤5.0 g/100 g >  5.0 g/100 g
(Total) Sugars ≤ 5.0 g/100 g >  5.0 g to ≤22.5 g /100 g >  22.5 g/100 g
Salt ≤ 0.3 g/100 g >  0.3 g to ≤1.5 g/100 g > 1.5 g/100 g
B
  LOW MEDIUM HIGH
Colour code Green Amber > 12.5% of RIs
Fat ≤ 1.5 g/100 ml >  1.5 g to ≤8.75 g/100 ml >  8.75 g/100 ml
Saturated fat ≤0.75 g/100 ml >  0.75 g to ≤2.5 g/100 ml >  2.5 g/100 ml
(Total) Sugars ≤ 2.5 g/100 ml >  2.5 g to ≤11.25 g/100 ml >  11.25 g/100 ml
Salt ≤ 0.3 g/100 ml >  0.3 g to ≤0.75 g/100 ml >  0.75 g/100 ml