News tagged with labeling
(AP)—Sunbathers this summer will find new sunscreen labels that are designed to make the products more effective and easier to use.
Health May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Menu labeling has made more people aware of how many calories are in restaurant meals and has some people reducing their intake, according to new research published in the American Journal of Preventive Me ...
Health May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
With nearly 400,000 items in every grocery store (Food Marketing Institute), there are hundreds of different ways a packaged food can be labeled. Editor A. Elizabeth Sloan gathers statistics about what language on food labels ...
Health May 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—New labeling laws for sunscreen will help American consumers choose the product that provides the best sun protection, experts say.
Health May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
More restaurants are displaying calorie information on their menus than ever before. It's not a coincidence; by law, retail food establishments that are part of a chain with twenty or more locations nationwide must disclose ...
Health Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay News) —The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a tobacco industry challenge to a controversial 2009 federal law that mandates graphic warning labels on cigarettes. The high court refused to ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
A new website application for athletes called Dietary Analysis Tool for Athletes (D.A.T.A.) has been validated as accurately recording dietary intake based on the 24-hour recall method. "This tool offers sports dietitians ...
Health Apr 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Australians are increasingly drinking alcohol to get drunk but just one in five believe they drink too much.
Health Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The word "organic" can mean many things to consumers. Even so, the power of an organic label can be very strong: studies have shown that this simple label can lead us to think that a food is healthier, through what is known ...
Health Apr 01, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Nearly 75 percent of commercial pre-packaged meals and savory snacks for toddlers are high in sodium, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity ...
Health Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 2
(Medical Xpress)—When Jeffrey Katula and his research colleagues set out to determine if they could help prevent patients from developing diabetes using group-based problem solving, he didn't expect such ...
Diabetes Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A little-noticed provision of the Affordable Care Act requires all chain restaurants and retail food establishments with 20 or more locations to list calorie counts on their menus. But according to research ...
Health Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Food labels appear mundane enough, but the tug of war playing out behind them about what's on them is anything but.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Green calorie labels may lead people to see nutrition-poor foods in a healthier light.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0