FSA lambasts labelling of diabetic food
- New labels make healthy food selection easier. Bohannon, Betsy // Diabetes in the News;May/Jun94, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p24
Reveals information provided by new food labels. Compliance of manufacturers with the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act; Items in the label that can help make food selection easier; Definition of nutrition and health terms found in food labels. INSET: Nutrition claims glossary..
- Coping with diabetes. Kurtzweil, Paula // FDA Consumer;Nov94, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p20
Part III. Looks at the new food label and discusses how it may be used to meet the specific dietary needs of people with diabetes. Why easily readable labeling information is vital for people with diabetes; Some recommendations from the American Diabetes Association; Calorie and other...
- Nutrition notes. // Diabetes Forecast;Jan1997, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p80
Discusses the importance for diabetics to become familiar with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) nutritional recommendations as well as familiarize themselves with food advertisements. Nutrients recommended; Commonly used label terms; Companies advertising food products.
- Impact of front-of-pack ‘traffic-light’ nutrition labelling on consumer food purchases in the UK. SACKS, GARY; RAYNER, MIKE; SWINBURN, BOYD // Health Promotion International;Dec2009, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p344
Front-of-pack â€˜traffic-lightâ€™ nutrition labelling has been widely proposed as a tool to improve public health nutrition. This study examined changes to consumer food purchases after the introduction of traffic-light labels with the aim of assessing the impact of the labels on the...
- Nutrition notes. // Diabetes Forecast;Jul98, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p90
Presents the American Diabetes Association's nutritional recommendation for diabetics' diets. Definition of commonly used label terms in food set by the US Food and Drug Administration.
- FDA revokes misleading nutrition labeling. // Clinical Diabetes;Nov/Dec96, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p162
Reports on the Food & Drug Administration's July 3, 1996 announcement which revoked certain statements concerning labeling of foods marketed to diabetics. American Diabetes Association's claim that the label is misleading and erroneous.
- Understanding the Maze of Nutrition Symbols and Nutrition Labeling Systems. Pereira, Raquel // Diabetes Spectrum;Winter2010, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p57
The article provides an analysis of nutrition symbols and labeling systems to aid diabetes dietitians and other health care providers help their clients maximize their use of these systems to make healthier food choices in the U.S. It offers a brief description of the two types of labeling...
- Healthy LABELLING. GAVIN, MARK // AdMedia;Jun2013, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p36
The article reports on a review of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (Food Code) which sought to clarify the issue of nutritional information on food labels. It says that a new standard was introduced to the Food Code last January 2013 to set out the claims that can be made on labels...
- What Diabetics Need To Know About Food Labels. Parham, Marti // Jet;12/3/2007, Vol. 112 Issue 22, p22
The article focuses on nutrition for diabetics in recognition of National Diabetes Month. The author advises shoppers to look for heart-healthy food ingredients and stay away from ingredients, such as sodium, saturated fat, trans fat and hydrogenated oils. Diabetics should check the amount of...