Study: More Nutrition, Food Safety Info Needed

More than 91% of consumers are concerned about trans fats, but nearly two-thirds (60%) don’t understand that unsaturated fats are healthful. That was one of several “diet disconnects” found in the third annual Food & Health Survey conducted by the International Food Information Council.

WASHINGTON — More than 91% of consumers are concerned about trans fats, but nearly two-thirds (60%) don’t understand that unsaturated fats are healthful. That was one of several “diet disconnects” found in the third annual Food & Health Survey conducted by the International Food Information Council. Conducted among 1,000 American adults in February and March of 2008, the study shows that consumers need easy-to-understand advice about how to buy, store, cook and serve food. Likewise, they’

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