MANY ENERGY BARS LOSE STEAM IN LAB TESTS

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- A private laboratory here tested 30 energy bar products for its review of the category, and found that most of them did not live up to claims made on their labels regarding calories, fats, carbohydrates, sugars, proteins, cholesterol and sodium.Only 12 products passed the review, with undeclared carbohydrates the most common problem."In fact, 15 of the 30 products tested exceeded

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- A private laboratory here tested 30 energy bar products for its review of the category, and found that most of them did not live up to claims made on their labels regarding calories, fats, carbohydrates, sugars, proteins, cholesterol and sodium.

Only 12 products passed the review, with undeclared carbohydrates the most common problem.

"In fact, 15 of the 30 products tested exceeded claimed levels of carbohydrates, often by as much as 20 grams, despite c

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