'HEALTHY' LABEL RULES GET THUMBS UP

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Representatives of the baking, produce and deli industries view the Food and Drug Administration's new strict regulations governing the use of the word "healthy" on food labels as fair and benefiting sales. According to the FDA definition, a food can be labeled healthy if a serving contains at least 10% of the FDA-specified daily requirement of either vitamin A or C, iron, calcium,

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Representatives of the baking, produce and deli industries view the Food and Drug Administration's new strict regulations governing the use of the word "healthy" on food labels as fair and benefiting sales. According to the FDA definition, a food can be labeled healthy if a serving contains at least 10% of the FDA-specified daily requirement of either vitamin A or C, iron, calcium, protein or fiber. It also must meet FDA standards for being low in fat, saturated fat, chole

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