‘Nutrition Facts’ Food Labels Ready For A Facelift

Nutrition Facts

It has been twenty years since federal law made Nutrition Facts a required part of food packages. Almost certainly you have found yourself at the supermarket or in your kitchen staring at those labels, trying to make sense of the many numbers that quantify fat, cholesterol and calorie content along with other measures of how healthy (or unhealthy!) your choice of food is to eat.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is responsible for the design and content of Nutrition Facts, says knowledge about nutrition has advanced in the past two decades, and that label changes to reflect the new information may be on the way.

To read more go to this article in Science Daily


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