Comment on Citizen Petition for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Re: adopting a mandatory, nutrient-specific, interpretive front-of-package nutrition labeling system for all packaged foods sold in the U.S.

An expansive body of scientific evidence supports the adoption of a front-of-package nutrition labeling system that meets these criteria in order to improve the nutritional quality of consumers’ food choices, promote understanding of the nutritional contents of foods, and prompt food manufacturers to make healthy reformulations of packaged foods.

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