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Whole Foods Market CEOs admit to overpricing problems at NY stores; will train staff nationwide

...said that the Department of Consumer Affairs was "gratified" that Whole Foods admitted to issues with its prepackaged food labels.In the YouTube video, Mackey said there was a "very small percentage" of weighing errors with items made in stores...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-02/whole-foods-market-ceos-ad
Food industry battling over proposal on added-sugar labels

...administration is grappling with, a modest redesign of what food labels say about sweeteners might not have seemed among the...Diet is a signature issue for the first couple, and food labels that could tell consumers more about what they're eating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-17/food-industry-battling-ove
Respect lives of unborn

...information on synthetic chemicals, genetically modified organisms and gluten-free food choices must be boldly printed on food labels, and that big pharmaceutical companies fully disclose all the safety data on the medications and vaccines doctors are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-08/respect-lives-unborn
Kraft removes artificial preservatives in its most popular cheese slices

...from its most popular individually wrapped cheese slices, in the latest sign that companies are tweaking recipes as food labels come under greater scrutiny.The change affects the company's Kraft Singles in the full-fat American and White...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-11/kraft-removes-artificial-p
Food labels can have confusing claims

...two-part series on health claims on food labels. The first part is about qualified...can be very confusing. Though the food label is intended to educate consumers...recognize a qualified health claim on a food label?: Look for a qualifying statement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/18/die_100911.shtml
Diet
Military veterans wage war against obesity

...2003 and went national in January, tries to help the vets tackle those problems. They learn how to plan meals, read food labels and are given a personalized exercise program designed to work around combat injuries or physical limitations. Hearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/16/liv_81532.shtml
Life & style
Veterans take up battle against obesity, disease

...national in January, veterans: - receive a health assessment - learn how to plan meals, adjust portions and read food labels - are given a personalized exercise program based on whether they have combat injuries or physical limitations Hearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/15/met_81482.shtml
Metro
News you can use

...bones and prevent osteoporosis include: ? Eating high-calcium foods such as milk, cheese and yogurt ? Reading food labels to identify unhealthy or calcium-rich foods ? Stopping smoking, which can accelerate menopause and cause a deterioration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/26/met_438174.shtml
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FDA to decide what's really a low-carb food

...diarrhea and other gastrointestinal distress in some people.) "Low carb" or "reduced carb" aren't allowed on food labels until FDA defines those terms, and the agency has ordered a few companies to quit using them. The maker of Nature's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/16/liv_408904.shtml
Life & style
From natural to free-range, marketing claims for beef confusing

...Plains. "You can put anything you want on a label and you have the right to say, 'This is what it means to me."' Food labels making such claims must be approved by the U.S. Agriculture Department's Food Safety and Inspection Service, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/21/foo_401750.shtml
Food