Food Labeling

Tell FDA: Make Food Labels Clearer

Food and beverage companies make all kinds of claims on products to get consumers to buy them. Products shout: “Made with whole wheat!” “Contains real fruit!” “Supports immunity!” Surveys show that 80 percent of consumers are confused, and some may end up buying products that are not as nutritious as they have been led to believe. Fortunately, the Food and Drug Administration is soliciting public feedback on a comprehensive strategy to clean up the misleading clutter on food labels that could make labels more transparent and improve public health. Please comment to tell them that transparen

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Statement of CSPI President Dr. Peter G. Lurie
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Statement of CSPI Vice President for Nutrition Margo G. Wootan
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Article Co-Authored by CSPI Senior Scientist Michael F. Jacobson, PhD
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General Mills: Stop Marketing Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks to Children

Betty Crocker fruit snacks are as unhealthy as gummy bears and are widely advertised to children. Please join us today in sending a message to General Mills today to ask them to stop marketing Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks to kids.

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Statement of CSPI President Dr. Peter G. Lurie