Smart Choices Postpones Active Operations; Symbol Use Still Allowed

WASHINGTON — The Smart Choices Program announced here Friday that it will not encourage wider use of its front-of-pack nutritional logo by either new or currently enrolled companies. Its decision was prompted by the Food and Drug Administration’s plan to review nutrition rating programs and set forth uniform shelf labeling criteria.

WASHINGTON — The Smart Choices Program announced here Friday that it will not encourage wider use of its front-of-pack nutritional logo by either new or currently enrolled companies. Its decision was prompted by the Food and Drug Administration’s plan to review nutrition rating programs and set forth uniform shelf labeling criteria.

Although wider use of the program will not be encouraged, products currently bearing the Smart Choices symbol will not be pulled from shelves, and

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