USA: FDA relaxes food labelling laws (COMMENT)
The FDA has relaxed laws to allow health claims on food labels to match those of dietary supplements. With changes in the law regarding the labelling of health benefits on food products, manufacturers scramble to gain FDA approval for labels with added health claims. There are concerns that this will lead to false statements, increased consumer confusion and distrust for value-added foods. Without other safety measures, such misconducts can easily hinder the growth of the nutraceutical market.
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