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CSPI report: We're not making progress on junk food advertising to kids

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Junk food advertising on kids’ television channels has not decreased since 2012 despite uniform nutrition criteria introduced by the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative (CFBAI) in 2013, according to CSPI’s analysis of 72 hours of kids...

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Scientists create butter-like spread with 80% water

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Cornell University food scientists have created a low-calorie butter-like spread that consists of 80% water and minuscule drops of vegetable oil and milk fat, mimicking the look and texture of dairy butter without the use of artificial stabilizers.

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Study: What kind of impact does food labeling have on consumption?

By Mary Ellen Shoup

To what extent do food labels encourage healthier eating? A study led by researchers from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University assessed the effectiveness of different types of food labels on consumers’ eating behaviors....

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