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Dietary Guidelines Committee Chosen; Conflicts of Interest Are Suspected
Jan. 19, 2023
The Nutrition Coalition calls on USDA and HHS to disclose potential conflicts of interest among the committee members.
Fibers, Flours, Grains, Rice
Under Pressure, Mondelēz Changes Whole Wheat Labels
July 13, 2022
CSPI is claiming to have persuaded Mondelēz International to be more explicit about the whole-grain content in its crackers.
FDA 'Approves' Qualified Heart-Health Claim for Magnesium
Jan. 13, 2022
Accepts evidence that magnesium can lower blood pressure.
Study: Energy Drinks Dominate Game Ads
Dec. 15, 2021
Livestreamed gaming platforms have become a big advertising channel for purveyors of energy drinks and other foods and beverages of dubious nutritional value.
Advocates Withdraw from Baby-Food Panel
Nov. 10, 2021
Two advocacy groups have withdrawn from a panel on baby food safety, complaining that the industry representatives on the panel were not cooperating.
FDA Issues Sodium-Reduction Guidelines
Oct. 13, 2021
The FDA has issued guidelines for sodium in food that seek to reduce the average level in the American diet by 12%.
Study: Kids Eating More Ultra-Processed Food
Aug. 10, 2021
Consumption of ultra-processed foods among American youth is rising, causing concern for long-term health.
Proposed Food Labeling Modernization Act of 2021 Bill Would Require Nutrition Info Up Front
Aug. 9, 2021
Study: Voluntary Nutrition Rules Don’t Work
Aug. 6, 2021
School Meals the Most Nutritious: Study
May 4, 2021
Vilsack Confirmed as Agriculture Secretary
Feb. 23, 2021
Diet Guidelines Hit over Meat for Babies
Nov. 3, 2020
Little Furor Over Dietary Guidelines Report
Aug. 6, 2020
Survey: 85% Say Pandemic Changed Their Eating
June 12, 2020
How Processors Can Lower Those 'Added Sugars'
March 3, 2020
Study: Facebook Friends Shape Food Choices
Feb. 26, 2020
Unilever to Self-Reform Ads to Kids
Feb. 12, 2020
Looking Ahead at the Top Food Safety and Regulatory Issues for 2020
Jan. 28, 2020
Following up on his look back at the top issues of 2019, David Acheson warns government agencies and company officials will have their hands full this year.
USDA Proposes Looser Lunch Regulations
Jan. 21, 2020
Looser nutritional standards for school meals are being proposed by the USDA to save money and reduce waste.
‘Meat is OK’ Researcher Took Industry Funding
Oct. 7, 2019
The author of a controversial study saying red meat consumption may not be so bad for health is being criticized for having taken industry funding for a previous study about sugar...
Topics Taken Off Slate for U.S. Nutrition Panel
Sept. 4, 2019
The committee formulating federal dietary guidelines is being restricted in terms of what kinds of research it can consider.
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