When the current government was in opposition and criticised and vowed to change the food industry's labelling 'culture', it probably bit off a bit more than it could chew, similar to the KiwiBuild idea. For a bureaucrat to build a new system seems near impossible these days!

How long would it take to change legislation, requiring legibly large and concisely listed ingredients? How many bureaucratic hurdles and taskforces have to be circumnavigated to find a labelling method, which clearly states, in larger print, what's inside, how much salt, sugar, calories etc? Every day longer, that it takes the bureaucrats to


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