The `Tabula Rasa' of Food: Tofu and Soy
- The confusing side of food health claims. Hunter, Beatrice Trum // Consumers' Research Magazine;May98, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p23
Reports the change in policy of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the use of health claims on food labels. Reason behind the agency's previous policy on food labeling; Bill which initiated the change in policy; Reaction of the food industry on the terms and conditions for health...
- The food label. // FDA Consumer;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p4
Reports on the findings of a survey of adults in Washington state on how the change made by the United States (US) Food and Drug Administration on the design of food labels affected them. Percent who routinely use food labels; Percent who say they find labels still hard to understand.
- Dateline Washington. Blake, Kevin // Consumers' Research Magazine;Dec99, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p6
Reports that the United States Food and Drug Administration has required to include trans fatty acids in nutrition fact labels of food products. Health aspects of trans fatty acids; Use of hydrogenated fat or trans fatty acids in the food industry; Date of effectivity of the proposed label changes.
- FDA proposes food labels list amount of trans fatty acids. // Geriatrics;Jan2000, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p19
Reports on the proposal of the United States Food and Drug Administration for nutrition labels to list the amount of trans fatty acids contained in foods. Claims that eating trans fatty acids increases low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; How trans fatty acids are formed; How to compute for the...
- A PRUNE BY ANY OTHER NAME. Nudd, Tim; Siebert, T.W. // Adweek Western Edition;07/10/2000, Vol. 50 Issue 28, p54
Reports the approval of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to a proposal to replace the term prunes with dried plums. Basis for the change; Remarks from prune manufacturers; Action planned by the FDA to ensure that consumers do not get confused.
- Staking a claim to good health. Kurtzweil, Paula // FDA Consumer;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p16
Focuses on health claims on food labels authorized by the United States (US) Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Benefits of health claims; Information on the 1990 Nutrition Labeling and Education Act (NLEA); Details on health claims; Growth in consumer confidence in health claims following the...
- FDA Proposes Adding `Trans Fats' Info to Food Labels. // FDA Consumer;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p2
Looks at the proposal of the United States Food and Drug Administration for Nutrition Facts labels to provide information about an ingredient called trans fatty acids. Risk of coronary heart disease associated with the intake of trans fats; Definition of the term trans fat free; Number of...
- From the Backwater to the Mainstream. Chapman, Nancy // Prepared Foods;Feb99, Vol. 168 Issue 2, p29
Features a number of food-related issues. Proposed rule by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on health claims for soy foods; Organic labeling of meat and poultry products; FDA resolution on the regulation of dietary supplements.
- New food labels win applause but it's too soon to take bows. Klaunser, Andrea // Environmental Nutrition;Apr94, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p1
Reports on the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) redesigning of food labels on packaged foods. Objectives of the food labeling; Consumer support for nutrition facts labels that reflect concerns about heart disease and cancer; Loopholes in Tips for consumers on nutrition labels.