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  • Plant-based diets are no fad

    Sometimes distinguishing fact from fad is a matter of life or death. Such is the case when it comes to healthful diets. ("Paleo, vegan, gluten-free -- the only certainty about health trends is their reversal," Opinion, May 30) As a registered dietitian,...
  • Letters: Soylent Green may be the future

    Re "Farmers caught up in food safety net," Feb. 24 In the future we all might be eating Soylent Green. Remember that movie about the overstressed, overcrowded planet with scarce food supplies and strange regulations not based on common sense but on...
  • Man says he's lived on pizza only for 25 years — and he's still going

    Man says he's lived on pizza only for 25 years — and he's still going
    Think you love pizza? Well, you probably don't love it as much as this guy.  Dan Janssen, a 38-year-old woodworker in Maryland, claims to have eaten nothing but pizza for the last 25 years. Yes, that's pizza for breakfast, pizza for lunch and pizza...
  • U.S. to revamp nutrition labels

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday will propose the first major revamp of nutrition labels in more than two decades, an update that would emphasize calorie information, include the amount of added sugars and revise serving sizes to...
  • FDA proposes new food labels

    FDA proposes new food labels
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to update the two-decade old labels on food that tell consumers about nutritional content to make the information more clear and to more accurately reflect what people eat. The new labels would emphasize...
  • New nutrition labels: Because we're eating the entire bag of chips

    New nutrition labels: Because we're eating the entire bag of chips
    First Lady Michelle Obama and Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg announced Thursday that they are working to make nutrition labels more helpful to consumers who want to make healthier eating choices.  Ever notice how an...
  • Embracing new labels, first lady jumps into food fight

    Embracing new labels, first lady jumps into food fight
    WASHINGTON — The way nutritional information is displayed on food is “simply not acceptable,” First Lady Michelle Obama declared on Thursday as she endorsed an administration effort that would force the food industry to more clearly...
  • Energy drinks a threat to kids [Letter]

    Energy drinks a threat to kids [Letter]
    Proposed legislation restricting the sale of energy drinks in Maryland is necessary because the energy drink industry targets their marketing at teenagers and does not warn consumers of the dangers of energy drinks ("No one cards at Starbucks," Feb. 27)....
  • Global food supply grows increasingly homogeneous, study says

    Global food supply grows increasingly homogeneous, study says
    In the last 50 years, what’s on dinner plates has grown more similar the world over – with major consequences for human nutrition and global food security, researchers said Monday. “Diversity enhances the health and function of complex...
  • Letters: Fixing America's sweet tooth

    Re "A mixed bag of food labels," Editorial, Feb. 28 Contrary to The Times' editorial on the Food and Drug Administration's proposed new label requirements for packaged foods, the inclusion of added sugars represents a positive shift toward providing...
  • Company says no more GMO ingredients in Smart Balance spreads

    Smart Balance says it will change the ingredients in its butter-like spreads to make sure they include no genetically modified organisms. “I’ve been in the food industry for 35 years. I have never seen a consumer issue come on this fast,&...