CONSUMER GROUP LOBBIES FDA TO STRENGTHEN FOOD LABEL RULES

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Don't judge a product by its label.The Center for Science in the Public Interest, a consumer advocacy group based here, delivered that message at a press conference in a House office building last week."A tremendous number of labels try to trick shoppers into thinking that the foods contain more of what consumers want than they actually do," said Michael F. Jacobson, executive

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Don't judge a product by its label.

The Center for Science in the Public Interest, a consumer advocacy group based here, delivered that message at a press conference in a House office building last week.

"A tremendous number of labels try to trick shoppers into thinking that the foods contain more of what consumers want than they actually do," said Michael F. Jacobson, executive director of the CSPI. "The Food and Drug Administration should require lab

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