21 May 2018

Alcohol labelling "inconsistent and ambiguous"

From Nine To Noon, 9:36 am on 21 May 2018

Warnings labels on alcoholic drinks are inconsistent, ambiguous and ineffective at conveying health warnings. Fifth year Otago Univeristy medical student, who has undertaken the research, Tessa Gray tells Lynn Freeman the current voluntary labelling system has not worked, and mandatory standardised labelling which outlines risks including pregnancy, drink-driving and cancer, is needed.