KANSAS CITY — Ingredient trends might bring to mind a cartoon about a ghost. Surveys show many consumers seek transparency in the sourcing of ingredients and in the marketing of products, and they also seek “friendly” ingredient lists.
Labels on packaged food in India will soon inform you of the product's exact dietary component. Currently, they might mention vaguely (though not necessarily) details about calories, fat, sugar, carbohydrates and some other nutrients.
With many of the nutrition policies drafted under the Obama Administrative now in limbo, New York City's Departments of Health and Consumer Affairs are taking action into their own hands and as of May 22 began enforcing controversial menu labeling at chain
Industry efforts to delay added-sugar labeling and the new Nutrition Facts panel could damage manufacturers' long-term sales by eroding consumer trust in them, and pushing shoppers to more transparent options, industry experts suggested at the Building a H