The federal government is seeking to change what’s needed for food products to brand themselves “healthy,” as part of the White House’s plan to boost nutrition nationally.
The Biden administration wants to end hunger by 2030 and ramp up nutrition in a country where the obesity rate now tops 40%. But its recommendations, highlighted on Wednesday in the first summit on the topic since 1969, are largely dependent on congressional cooperation and agency actions.
The Food and Drug Administration’s proposed rule to overhaul the “healthy” definition on food labels, is an early concrete action from the White House’s hunger goals. If such a rule goes through, it could tighten what food companies such as
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