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FDA pushes back nutrition label compliance deadline

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

New requirements for the nutrition facts label that appears on packaged foods and drinks was delayed Tuesday, allowing food companies more time to implement the changes.

The labels were redesigned to make it easier for consumers to see how many calories and added sugars are in […]

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Nutrition Facts label gets makeover

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The Food and Drug Administration has issued new requirements for the Nutrition Facts label, listing calories in bigger bolder type and inserting a new line for added sugars. Serving sizes were also updated to make them more realistic.

The rules were issued on Friday and first […]