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  • Food Nannies

    11/09/2011 12:39:11 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    Conservative Battleline (ACU) ^ | November 9, 2011 | Bob Barr
    According to a new report by the Institute for Medicine, the proposed “symbol system should show calories in household servings on all products.” The report goes on to recommend that “[f]oods and beverages should be evaluated using a point system for saturated and trans fats and sodium, and added sugars.” It concludes that “healthier” foods would have a higher number of points than less healthy products. The report compares the healthy-symbol plan to the EPA’s “EnergyStar” label, which dates to the early 1990s and is supposed to prod consumers to buy energy-efficient appliances and electronic devices. Although generally ignored by...