Articles Tagged with ''healthy foods''

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FDA takes aim at trans fats

The agency plans to discontinue recognition of partially hydrogenated oils as GRAS.

If trans fat loses GRAS status, its inclusion in foods would have to be approved as a food additive.


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FDA says partially hydrogenated oils no longer GRAS

The ban on trans fats is intended to curb heart attacks.
The ban on trans fats is intended to curb heart attacks.
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Nestle SA plans salt reduction to meet WHO targets

The company will reduce salt by at least 10 percent in hundreds of products over the next three years.
The company will reduce salt by at least 10 percent in hundreds of products over the next three years.
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Sports superstars endorse sugary food and beverages, study finds

The majority of products endorsed by top athletes were unhealthy.
The majority of products endorsed by top athletes were unhealthy.
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Federal legislation seeks to create standard front-of-package label

It would also require greater disclosure of caffeine and sugar content, and define how “natural” and “healthy” claims may be made.

The Food Labeling Modernization Act was introduced by three Congressional Democrats.


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Bellagio Declaration asks governments to encourage healthy food policies

Meetings were held under the auspices of the International Obesity Task Force and International Union of Nutritional Sciences.

Meetings were held under the auspices of the International Obesity Task Force and International Union of Nutritional Sciences.


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Will Coke’s sweetener-safety offensive work?

Soft drink sales are declining, due in part to mistrust of low-calorie sweeteners.

Coke’s new ad campaign defends the safety and nutritional value of aspartame.


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Survey shows skepticism over organic, renewed trust in natural

After years of gains in the category, new survey data shows skepticism over organic claims.

Trust in natural claims is on the rise.


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Some schools reportedly quitting new healthier lunch program

Federal officials confirm there are isolated reports of schools opting out.
Federal officials confirm there are isolated reports of schools opting out.
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Campbell Soup sued over heart-healthy designation

The lawsuit seeks class action status and alleges Campbell paid the American Heart Association to use the label.

The lawsuit seeks class action status and alleges Campbell paid the American Heart Association to use the label.


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