FDA to Review Nutrition Labeling Programs

The Food & Drug Administration announced a sweeping plan to review on-pack nutrition rating programs for violations of federal regulations.

WASHINGTON — The Food & Drug Administration announced a sweeping plan to review on-pack nutrition rating programs for violations of federal regulations.

FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg outlined the initiative as criticism of some programs has grown louder.

“Some nutritionists have questioned whether this information is more marketing-oriented then health-oriented,” she said of the current generation of labeling programs on the market. “And judging from some of the

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