For decades, the food industry has obstructed attempts to require clear labeling on products and in restaurants. While federal law now requires chain restaurants to post calories on menus, questions remain regarding local labeling laws. Meanwhile, the packaged food industry wants to stop federal regulations calling for clear information on front of packages, adding to the confusion. Eat Drink Politics can help you understand this regulatory mess and propose solutions.
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