More aid for Gulf Coast
Eligible agricultural producers may receive up to 100 percent cost-share to remove debris and restore fences and conservation structures.
Defining whole grainWith whole grain foods enjoying new popularity, FDA is working to clarify exactly what constitutes it. The agency issued a draft guidance document for label statements on whole grain food and is now collecting comments. Robert Earl, senior director of nutrition for the Food Products Association, said the food industry has been eagerly awaiting this guidance for some time.
"FPA believes that the food label should deliver information to inform consumers about ways that whole grain or whole grain containing foods meet dietary recommendations and fit into healthful life styles," Earl said.
The guidance is available at http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/flgragui.html.