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Health Star Rating system

Submission to the review of Australia's Health Star Rating system

The George Institute’s Food Policy Division has been a supporter of the Health Star Rating system (HSR) since its inception, and remains keen to see the system achieve its full potential as a critical component of Australia’s response to diet-related disease. Our research suggests HSR is performing well overall, while also highlighting areas where the system could be strengthened to retain consumer trust and promote achievement of its primary public health goals.

The George Institute for Global Health made two submissions in June and August 2017: