WASHINGTON — More than half of Americans say they already have enough information at restaurants to decide whether they are making a healthy purchase. But they want even more.
By Lorna Baldwin
Honey sitting on American supermarket shelves might not be the real thing. On Tuesday the Food and Drug Administration took steps to ensure that if it's labeled "honey," it actually is.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed changes to food nutrition labels that emphasizes calorie counts, changes serving sizes and emphasizes added sugars.
By PBS NewsHour
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In other news Friday, the Food and Drug Administration proposed far-reaching new food safety rules to prevent deadly outbreaks of food poisoning each year. Also, President Obama's re-election was made official when the Electoral College were certified and tallied in…
Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports on the safety concerns surrounding the diabetes drug Avandia after U.S. health advisers recommended it stay on the market with increased warnings to consumers despite associated heart risks.
In other news Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration may consider new regulations to cut sodium content in food products to help stem the growing health consequences. Also, a military group told Congress that school lunches are to blame for…
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