Database

How was the database created ?

In the beginning the Yuka project relied on Open Food Facts, an open, collaborative database that uses the same model as Wikipedia. In January 2018, Yuka decided to create its own database in order t…

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How is information provided in the application verified ?

There are : 1) Reinforced controls in the application when adding a product The information provided by users is first secured by an automatic control system within the application via image and text…

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How do I add an unknown product?

When you scan a product and it appears unknown, you can add it directly via the application. To do this: 1) Scan the product's barcode and click on the "Fill in the information" button. 2) Follow the…

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How can I change incorrect information on a product ? 🤔

When product information is incorrect, it can be corrected directly in the application. ⚠️Some product sheets may be blocked. In this case, please do not hesitate to contact us.​ - On iOS:​ 1) Go to…

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Why can't some product sheets be modified ?

Some product sheets are locked and cannot be edited by users because: - They have been checked by the team who has ensured that the information was correct. The most frequently scanned products, for…

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Are there rules for adding products to the application ?

Yes, there are several rules to follow for adding products to the application: - Only food and cosmetic products are allowed. Adding other types of products is not allowed ( learn more about unrated…

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How is product information updated ?

Updating can be done in several ways: 1) Users have the option of notifying Yuka of a change in ingredients or of an error in a product's data sheet. We have three people working full time on the dat…

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I scanned a product that has no score, why ?

The message "Not rated" appears: - For products without nutritional values If these values ​​are not displayed on the packaging, no analysis is possible. - For scanned products that Yuka is unable to…

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