FDA to redefine 'healthy' claim for food labeling

FDA seeking public input on what "healthy" should mean from a nutrition perspective.

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration announced that it has started a public process to redefine the “healthy” nutrient content claim for food labeling. Redefining “healthy” is part of an overall plan to provide consumers with information and tools to enable them to easily and quickly make food choices consistent with public health recommendations and to encourage the industry to develop healthier foods.

While FDA is considering how to redefine the term “healthy” as a nutrient co

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