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FDA proposal: Healthy cereal can have 1 g of fat, 230 mg of sodium and 2.5 g of added sugars per serving - Sept 2022

The FDA announces a new definition of what’s ‘healthy’

Washington Post Sept 28, 2022

  • "Before the pandemic, about 36 percent of 5- to 11-year-olds were considered overweight or obese; during the pandemic, that increased to 45.7 percen"
  • "In some Latin American countries, governments have instituted stricter food labeling laws, pushing back against sugary beverages and ultra-processed foods in an effort to escape the obesity epidemic that has overtaken the United States."
  • :In Chile, for instance, foods high in added sugar, saturated fats, calories and added sodium must display black stop signs on the front of their packages. Nothing with black stop signs can be sold or promoted in schools or included in child-targeted television ads."

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