Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Weighs in on Artificially Sweetened Milk

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Weighs in on Artificially Sweetened Milk

A few weeks ago we wrote about a proposal to change labeling requirements on chocolate milk. The FDA has been petitioned by the dairy industry to remove any indication from the front of pack regarding the milk product’s sweetener source. … Continue reading

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The FDA (Sort of) Approves Industry’s Front of Pack Nutrition Label

The FDA (Sort of) Approves Industry’s Front of Pack Nutrition Label

Food Navigator reports that the FDA is supporting the food industry’s rollout of the Facts Up Front nutrition labeling scheme (formerly known as Nutrition Keys).  This front of pack (FOP) system was seen by many, including Fooducate, as a preemptive move to undercut federal … Continue reading

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Tell the FDA How to Improve Nutrition Information

Tell the FDA How to Improve Nutrition Information

The FDA is asking YOU for ideas on how to improve product nutrition information on front of package (FOP) and shelves (not the nutrition panel). The goal is to enhance the usefulness to consumers of point-of-purchase nutrition information, such as … Continue reading

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Breaking Story – Smart Choices Calls it Quits!

Breaking Story – Smart Choices Calls it Quits!

Update [Wednesday morning 10/27]: General Mills has thrown in the towel as well. Just last week, at the annual ADA conference, Susan Crocket, PhD, RD the company’s Senior VP of Health and Nutrition defended the program’s integrity with deep fervor. … Continue reading

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