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Nutrition Labeling - Health Claims

Nutrition Labeling / Health Claims

Health claims and nutrition labeling on packaged foods must be concisely and accurately stated. New concepts work to improve the consumer's understanding of this information.

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Hot button issue: healthy vending

Innovations
The push for more wholesome eating makes its way to the vending machine.

G.M.A.’s SmartLabel initiative seeks to enhance transparency

Trends
By 2017 it is estimated 30,000 consumer packaged goods products will feature a SmartLabel.

Petition asks F.D.A. to revisit ‘healthy’ labeling term

Regulatory
Fat content currently keeps nuts, avocados, almonds and salmon from qualifying for nutrient content claims.

Kellogg getting Kashi back on track

Business
Through innovation and strategic acquisitions, management sees the potential for a brand with sales exceeding $1 billion.

Food companies differ on labeling ‘added sugars’

Regulatory
Such large companies as Mars and Nestle have come out in support of the proposal.