The breakdown of food-label claims and regulations

05/4/2010 | Lawrence Journal-World (Kansas)

Some claims made on food labels are regulated by federal guidelines, but others are just empty phrases, nutrition experts say. The FDA regulates four different types of claims: nutrient content, health claims, qualified health claims and structure/function claims. Buzz words such as "natural" and "whole grain" are not regulated.

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