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Fda Food Labels

Proposed Changes to the FDA's Nutrition Facts Labels -- Will They Help You Eat Better?

Mary Bradley | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Bradley

Nutrition facts labels are important for everyone, not only health nuts or the infirm. Few folks, except those in deep denial or a time capsule since Armstrong's moon landing would dispute that the food you chow today will affect your health tomorrow and in years to come.

What Food Labels Really Mean

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 07.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

For most, deciphering nutrition labels can be like reading hieroglyphics. It can be time-consuming and thankless. I'm committed to providing my readers as much accurate nutrition information as possible.

Starting In 2012 Meat Labels Will Show Calories, Nutrition Facts

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The Agriculture Department will require many meat labels to include the number of calories and other nutritional information starti...

Are Food Labels Really Necessary?

Susan Yager | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Yager

There is much to be said for knowledge and the ability to make educated choices. But the bottom line is that we are better off respecting our food than analyzing it.

Nutrition Label Lies & Loopholes: Serving Size Sleight of Hand

Tom Venuto | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Venuto

Concerned consumers have been screaming that U.S. labeling laws are full of loopholes and in need of serious revision. The FDA says they're going to do something about it. But will it be enough?