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Is it time to can the Health Star Rating?

Many concerns have been raised over the credibility of Australia and New Zealand’s Health Star Rating (HSR) in recent years, but a ruling last week classing fruit juice as less healthy than a diet cola has further intensified debate.  The Health Star Rating, established in 2014 by the Australian Government, is a voluntary labelling system that rates packaged foods and beverages based on nutritional information such as energy, saturated fat, sugar and sodium.  At last week’s meeting