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2014-07-14 12:27:38

Minister Ambrose launches consultations and asks Canadians for feedback on new labels EDMONTON, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, launched a series of online public consultations on proposed changes that will improve the way nutrition information is presented on labels. The proposed changes are to the format of the Nutrition Facts table, the list of ingredients, the list of nutrients that must appear in the table, and to the Daily...

2014-06-10 16:26:40

Information to help shape changes to food labelling in the future OTTAWA, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, released the What We Heard report on food labelling (hyperlink to the Health Canada website), which summarizes feedback from parents and consumers who participated in recent consultations to improve food labels. While many Canadians reported they find the information on current food labels useful, respondents also made a range of...

2014-05-27 23:13:42

Custom food labels from Lightning Labels help farmers attract the attention of customers. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The summer months are coming, which is the perfect time for farmers to design custom jam labels to help them sell their home-grown products at farmers' markets to eager customers. Farmers' markets are huge business opportunities in the summer because people look to spend more time outside to enjoy the warm weather. Farmers' markets provide a chance to bask...

2013-08-20 23:30:39

New gluten-free packaging requirements call for custom food labels. Lightning Labels' printing experts advise how the right food label printing gives brands a competitive edge. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Lightning Labels, custom label and sticker printing leader, is urging gluten-free product makers to examine how the new rules from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration may affect their custom food labels. On Aug. 5, the FDA published rules governing whether products can be...

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2012-09-20 07:27:38

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Next time you find yourself in a supermarket or a convenience store, you might want to check the back of the box as it could do you a lot of good. A new study from the Institute of Agriculture´s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Tennessee (UT), the University of Santiago de Compostela, the University of Arkansas, and the Norwegian Institute for Agricultural Finance Research, found that...

2010-09-09 01:01:15

Nutritional science and food marketing has become so sophisticated in recent decades that a trip to the supermarket can require a complete nutritional re-education. The average consumer needs to be on guard against preservatives, added fat, colorings, and calories, false advertising, and sophisticated but misleading labels. Although guidelines for the information of food labels have gotten a bad rap in recent years a new study published in the Journal of Consumer Affairs suggests that...

2008-12-02 12:59:00

Shaking salt from the diet isn't easy; Consumer Reports urges consumers to check food labels. Plus, tips for preparing dishes low in sodium. YONKERS, N.Y., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from Consumer Reports found that sodium lurks in foods that consumers might not think to check, and warns that lower-fat foods can be higher in sodium than their full-fat counterparts. The full report is available in the January 2009 issue of Consumer Reports and online at...

2006-03-13 11:30:00

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK -- A substantial number of teenagers with food allergies admit to "risk-taking" behavior such as not reading food labels or knowingly eating foods labeled "may contain" allergens, a survey shows. The poll of 174 food-allergic individuals whose average age was 16 years also shows that many of them do not always carry self-injectable epinephrine -- the medication that is immediately needed in the case of a severe allergic reaction. Whether or not they pack their...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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