Smart Choices Food Labeling Program Halted by FDA

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We are extremely happy to announce that the FDA has stepped in and addressed the Smart Choices food labels that have been hitting shelves.  A food industry group is voluntarily halting promotion of its "nutrition" labeling program after the FDA suggested that their labeling could mislead consumers.  We informed you about this program when it first was introduced, with our grave concerns over this labeling. http://www.ziggityzoom.com/parentsguide/content/smart-choices-food-label...

The Smart Choices program, which includes nine major companies such as Kellogg's, Kraft Foods and General Mills, has been highly critized for handing its green seal to processed foods that are high in sugar, such as Froot Loops and Cracker Jack snack foods.

The FDA is working to define the criteria manufacturers must meet to make certain nutritional claims on product fronts.  Stay tuned, we will keep you updated here on ZiggityZoom.com.

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