Grains of Truth
- Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Food Labeling Regulations. // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;11/1/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 212, p65663
The article offers information on the notice issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as of November 1, 2013. It states that the FDA invites public comment on the proposed information collection under the Paperwork Reduction...
- Canada, not FDA, Gets Sugars Right. Lammi, Glenn // Food Processing (00156523);Sep2015, Vol. 76 Issue 9, p13
In the article, the author discusses the policies of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its Canadian counterpart Health Canada on food product labeling involving sugar contents as of September 2015. Also cited are the FDA's proposal to reshuffle its Nutrition Facts panel, the...
- Why Has the FDA Neglected the Iron Problem? Moon, James (Jym) // Macrobiotics Today;Winter2014, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p16
The article focuses on the history of iron fortification of food in North America and also highlights the harmful effects of iron in human body. It informs that the U.S. agency Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) is negligent towards iron toxicity in the food. It states that iron intake is toxic...
- Whole Truths from a Grainy Trend. Swann, Lauren // Prepared Foods;May2006, Vol. 175 Issue 5, p105
Focuses on the guidance issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on labeling foods that contain whole grains. Significance of the guidance to consumers; Attitude of consumers toward whole grain; Challenges associated with manufacturing whole grain.
- Feds focus on fat, food safety. // Food Engineering;Oct2004, Vol. 76 Issue 10, p15
Focuses on the efforts of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to continue updating the food Good Manufacturing Practices. Effect of anti-obesity efforts on the way food manufacturers label content; Plan of the FDA to publish a proposed rule for food manufacturers to establish...
- New Look Labels: Sugar. Steinborn, Steven B.; Colas, Veronica // Prepared Foods;Jan2016, Vol. 185 Issue 1, p23
The article focuses on the proposed 2014 ruling of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in featuring "added sugar" in new food labels. Topics covered include the daily value proposal of added sugars at 50 grams (g) at 10% of caloric intake per day as to the Dietary Guidelines Advisory...
- Oats in the offing. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Mar97, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p7
Announces that the US Food and Drug Administration has decided to allow food manufacturers to make a label claim that connects oat fiber to reduced risks of developing heart disease. Criteria for a food to be eligible; Cholesterol-lowering effects produced by a variety of foods.
- Comment on 'Nutrient reference values for bioactives: new approaches needed? A conference report' (European Journal of Nutrition, April 2013, Volume 52, Issue 1 Supplement, pp 1-9). Trumbo, Paula // European Journal of Nutrition;Aug2013, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p1541
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Nutrient reference values for bioactives: new approaches needed? A conference report" in the April 2013 issue is presented.
- The Pros and Cons of "Processed Foods". // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Oct2015, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p4
The article offers guidelines on the advantages and disadvantages of processed foods. Topics covered include the definition of processed food by the U.S. government, the safety of processed food consumption and the benefit of freezing fruits and vegetables. Also mentioned is a study which...