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Packaged Foods

Federal legislation to overhaul food labeling

Melanie Wong | Nov 24, 201508:01 PM     3

"...The Food Labeling Modernization Act, offered in the House by Reps. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-N.J.) and Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) and in the upper chamber by Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Edward Markey (D-Mass.), directs the Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary to create a single standard for front-of-package labeling required for all food products..."

Dems offer bill to overhaul food labels

The bill directs HHS to draft guidelines for when words such as "healthy" can used.

thehill.com
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