FDA WARMS PRODUCE WITH 'HEALTHY' PROPOSAL

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Frozen fruits and vegetables will be able to carry the "healthy" designation, just like their fresh counterparts, according to a Food and Drug Administration proposal.The $60 billion frozen food industry has fought for the designation, arguing that the government slighted frozen produce in developing labeling guidelines in its 1990 Nutrition Labeling and Education Act.Lacking the

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Frozen fruits and vegetables will be able to carry the "healthy" designation, just like their fresh counterparts, according to a Food and Drug Administration proposal.

The $60 billion frozen food industry has fought for the designation, arguing that the government slighted frozen produce in developing labeling guidelines in its 1990 Nutrition Labeling and Education Act.

Lacking the ability to use "healthy" on packaging has hampered the industry's campaign t

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