White House, FDA Overhaul Nutrition Label Guidelines

Law360, New York (February 27, 2014, 12:45 PM EST) -- The Obama administration and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday unveiled the first planned overhaul of nutrition labels in roughly two decades to require food companies to reveal more precise information about serving sizes and ingredients tied to serious illnesses, including calorie counts and sugar content.

The proposal heralds the "label of the future," first lady Michelle Obama said in a press conference Thursday announcing the proposed changes, saying it will make critical nutrition information about calorie counts and sugar content easier for consumers to...
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