Muscle protein synthesis increased equally when researchers randomly assigned 24 men to eat either plant protein (from wheat, peas, and corn) or animal protein (milk). (The study was partly funded by the plant-protein makers.)
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) respectfully submits these comments on lead in food intended for babies and young children to the docket (Docket No. FDA-2022-D-0278) (the Draft Baby Food Guidance). CSPI supports the efforts undertaken by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reduce children’s dietary exposure to lead.
The undersigned organizations and individuals support FDA’s pursuit of research to help select a front-of-package (FOP) labeling scheme that will assist the U.S. population in making informed, healthy food choices. We believe it is critical that FDA conduct this research expeditiously so that consumers can promptly reap the benefits of interpretive FOP labels.