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2014-06-18 16:24:25

CHICAGO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers with low self-control to resist food temptations, but not those with high self-control, make healthier in-store food choices in response to traffic light color-coded front-of-pack nutrition information. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111102/DC96044LOGO Researchers from Technische Universität München and Saarland University (Germany) manipulated the packaging of several pasta meals and cereal bars so that the labels...

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...

2014-06-04 08:33:04

New Ingredient Cost-Effectively Delivers Vegan-Friendly High Vitamin D Concentration and Won't Affect Taste or Texture of Finished Products MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PLT Health Solutions, Inc. and Oakshire Naturals, LP announced the launch of Earthlight Whole Food Vitamin D. The patented mushroom powder ingredient delivers 40,000 International Units (IU) of Vitamin D per gram - from a non-GMO, clean-label, natural source. Earthlight's high concentration of...

2014-06-03 12:37:09

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FDA's Read the Label Youth Outreach Campaign is an exciting initiative that challenges kids (ages 9 to 13) to "get their food facts first" by using the Nutrition Facts Label to make healthy food choices. Read the Label campaign materials enable parents and caregivers to help kids use this important tool. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-05-20 23:14:09

Print Patriotic Labels for Upcoming Events with Lightning Labels Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Lightning Labels, custom label and sticker printing leader, can help companies prepare for Memorial Day and other holidays with patriotic labels. While Memorial Day is the perfect time to demonstrate pride in the U.S., there are many other reasons patriotic labels could be a good marketing strategy. While labels with iconic American imagery can demonstrate pride, they can also communicate when...

2014-03-25 23:34:23

ESHA Research is tracking changes the FDA intends to make regarding food labels. Salem, OR (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 On February 27, 2014, the FDA announced proposed updates to the labeling regulations for foods and dietary supplements, which Michelle Obama unveiled on the anniversary of her Let’s Move program. The FDA believes the new regulations will help address obesity by driving attention to calories and serving sizes. Proposed changes include a complete overhaul of the food label,...

2014-03-11 23:31:53

Lightning Labels offers focus on health-conscious labeling for National Nutrition Month. Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Lightning Labels, leader in printing custom labels and stickers, is helping brands participate in National Nutrition Month this March with new labeling initiatives. This is the perfect time to highlight products' nutritional qualities on food and beverage labels as well as vitamin bottle labels. National Nutrition Month is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and...

2014-03-06 04:23:11

Cost trumps nutrition stats in deciding between products in grocery aisles NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever stood in the aisle of a grocery store completely overwhelmed by the claims jumping out from the labels? You may not be alone. Health advocacy groups have long decried America's nutrition labeling system as misleading, confusing and, ultimately, inaccurate, and the FDA recently announced plans to overhaul it for the first time in two decades. But just how much do Americans...

2014-03-03 08:30:43

Grocery shopping decision makers agree Facts Up Front makes nutrition information easy to find and use WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today unveiled its national consumer education campaign to bolster awareness and understanding of Facts Up Front. The nutrient-based labeling system will be supported by a national advertising campaign to further educate consumers on the initiative...

2014-02-27 23:04:44

Deceptive industry practices would be ended by highlighting the number of servings per container and listing added sugars on redesigned label. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 “For too long the labeling on serving size has been misleading and not useful. Too often single serving packages are labeled as several servings to reduce the label calorie count. Because of today’s FDA action, those practices will be a thing of the past,” said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of...


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