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Nutrition facts label overhauled

April 8, 2014

 First Lady Michelle Obama introduced major proposed changes to the nutrition facts label on behalf of FDA at an event held at the White House on February 27, 2014. The updates are designed to reflect the latest scientific information on the link between diet and chronic diseases like obesity and heart disease. The announcement focused on changes in label requirements that highlight new information such as calories and serving sizes. 


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EU regulators launch inquiry into British 'traffic light' food labels

The European Commission announced the preliminary investigation on Friday.
February 24, 2014
The European Commission announced the preliminary investigation on Friday.
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Snacks now half of all eating occasions, according to researchers

As the rhythm of daily life changes, so do individual eating preferences.
January 31, 2014
As the rhythm of daily life changes, so do individual eating preferences.
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Stevia’s future looking sweet

Sales of the sweetener are projected to reach $490 million in 2016.
January 24, 2014

Around 41,000 pounds of the substance were sold in 2013.


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FDA to overhaul nutrition facts panel

The panel was last update 20 years ago, and the new look will reflect advances in knowledge about nutrition.
January 24, 2014
The panel was last update 20 years ago, and the new look will reflect advances in knowledge about nutrition.
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Demand for blueberries up sharply, survey finds

Almost 70 percent of households report buying them in the past month.
January 20, 2014
Almost 70 percent of households report buying them in the past month.
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American adults eating healthier, says Economic Research Service

Researchers say adults are using Nutrition Facts panels more often.
January 16, 2014
Researchers say adults are using Nutrition Facts panels more often.
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Regulatory Watch

Debate over trans fats continues

Several industry groups have requested more time to submit comments.
January 10, 2014
Food manufacturers want more time to comment on FDA’s early November preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils, the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not “generally recognized as safe” for use in food. FDA’s preliminary determination is based on available scientific evidence, and the agency has requested stakeholder comments by January 7, 2014.
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Calorie reduction pledge reportedly ahead of schedule, with 6.4 million already cut from common products

The reduction averaged out to 78 calories per day per consumer.
January 9, 2014
The reduction averaged out to 78 calories per day per consumer.
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USDA permanently abandons lunch meat, whole grain maximums for school lunches

The change was made on a temporary basis a year ago.
January 3, 2014
The change was made on a temporary basis a year ago.
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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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