FDA Wants Your Opinion on Dairy-Product LabelsU.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) sent this bulletin at 04/15/2013 11:23 AM EDT
04/15/2013 10:00 AM EDT
If you’re a lover of chocolate milk, but want to watch your weight, you might reach for the carton labeled “reduced calorie.” But dairy manufacturers would rather the carton simply say “chocolate milk.” In a petition to FDA, they say that labels such as “reduced calorie” or “no added sugar” are a turn-off to kids.
What is the petition asking for? Why are consumers a bit confused? FDA wants to hear from consumers on this issue, but also wants to ensure that they understand the exact nature of the proposed labeling change.
Read this Consumer Update to learn more about this issue and how to submit a comment yourself.