Health claims in food labeling
FDA's new proposal on regulation of health messages in food labeling will be published in the Federal Register the week of Feb. 12. The proposal, superceding a 1987 proposed rule that has been faulted for allowing the proliferation of misleading health claims, will allow claims "if they fall within a narrow range of messages on relationships between diet and health benefits outlined in recent studies by the U.S. surgeon general and the National Academy of Sciences".
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