UNITED UPDATES SHELF TAG PROGRAM

LUBBOCK, Texas - As part of an overhaul of its shelf tag program, United Supermarkets here is eliminating its shelf tags that identify low-glycemic foods.The program called out items that are organic, gluten-free, low-glycemic and heart-healthy when it was introduced in May 2005.Tyra M. Carter, the retailer's corporate dietitian, said she recommended removing the low-glycemic tags after consulting

LUBBOCK, Texas - As part of an overhaul of its shelf tag program, United Supermarkets here is eliminating its shelf tags that identify low-glycemic foods.

The program called out items that are organic, gluten-free, low-glycemic and heart-healthy when it was introduced in May 2005.

Tyra M. Carter, the retailer's corporate dietitian, said she recommended removing the low-glycemic tags after consulting diabetes experts.

"The low-glycemic index is more of a tool to be used

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