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5 Ways to Make Nutrition Labeling More Effective

Meghan Hall | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Meghan Hall

Thanks to the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990, we as consumers have easy access to the nutritional information for most of the foods we can purchase in a grocery store. As they say, information is power -- but that power is weakened by several flaws in our labeling system.

What's in a Name? The Power to Shift the Food System

Elizabeth McVay Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elizabeth McVay Greene

If a stable food system is one in which farmers produce what consumers want, consumers know what they're getting, and consumers' decisions influence farmers' production plans, then full disclosure seems necessary.