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Proposed Nutrition Facts Label
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Proposed Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label

The FDA is proposing to update the Nutrition Facts label found on most food packages in the United States. The Nutrition Facts label, introduced 20 years ago, helps consumers make informed food choices and maintain healthy dietary practices. If adopted, the proposed changes would include the following. 1. Greater Understanding of Nutrition Science Require information …

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Ice is Considered a Food by FDA

The average American buys four bags of packaged ice each year, 80 percent of it between Memorial and Labor Day1. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates packaged ice in interstate commerce as a food, just like other foods. And like other foods, packaged ice must be produced according to FDA’s regulation for Current Good Manufacturing Practices …

Junk Food Burgers and Fries
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Poor dietary habits get passed down in DNA

  Society’s over-indulgence on foods full of sugar, salt and fat may be ruining our immune systems, a new study says. A study published in Nutrition Journal looked at the impact the Western diet and lifestyle has on people’s immune function. It found that the large number of calories in processed and fast food may …