Redesigning Nutrition Labels For More Transparency
The details included on product labels play a significant role in the purchasing decisions of consumers, especially when the information pertains to their health.
An increasing number of customers have demanded more transparency and stricter regulations on food labels. And industry leaders are taking note.
Earlier this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed making it mandatory for companies to include the percent daily value of added sugar on the labeling of food products. This proposal was an extension of the one made in March 2014, suggesting an overhaul of the Nutrition Facts label to make calorie and fat content information more noticeable.Continue reading