Tuesday, February 23, 2010

History of US food labels

A food blogger has put together a really good history of food and nutrition labeling in the US - with most emphasis on recent industry-led efforts to create nutrition labels. The last line raises an interesting question:

Visionaries see a day where each ingredient of every product on a shelf can be connected directly to the farm, factory, and other stakeholders involved in its processing. Now how do you fit all that information on a pack of gum?

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