Journal of Childhood Obesity Open Access

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Salima Elfagi

Department of Nutrition, University of Benghazi, Benghazi, Libya

  • Research Article   
    Consumers Perception on the Importance of Food Labels in Benghazi/ Libya
    Author(s): Mohammed H Buzgeia, Ali Almabsoot, Mohamed F Madi, Faisal S Eldrogi, Salima Elfagi* and Faiza Nouh

    Food label is one of the most important direct means of communication of product information between consumers and food manufactures. The current study aims to determine the extent to which consumers understand the importance of food label. A descriptive cross sectional study was conducted at supermarkets and malls in Benghazi city. Study included four hundred participants, data were collected by questionnaires. Data were analyzed by using descriptive statistics. Chi-Square test used to examine the significant differences in the sample. The majority of participants were male, young and most of them were married, employers with high education level and middle income level. Results from this study indicated highly participants perception on the importance of food labels. However, more than (80%) of the present study population were perceived food labeling as ver.. View More»

    DOI: 10.36648/2572-5394.8.2.10

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