RETAILERS INITIATING FRESH LABEL UPDATES

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Wegmans Food Markets is joining other retailers in reviewing their labels for store-prepared items as consumers grow increasingly conscious of what they're eating.The independent operator has installed new signs in the prepared-foods department, giving shoppers calorie count and other nutritional information for several popular items.The effort is aimed at weight watchers who may

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Wegmans Food Markets is joining other retailers in reviewing their labels for store-prepared items as consumers grow increasingly conscious of what they're eating.

The independent operator has installed new signs in the prepared-foods department, giving shoppers calorie count and other nutritional information for several popular items.

The effort is aimed at weight watchers who may have avoided fresh meals and entrees out of concern for unknown calorie count

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