While “there is no doubt” that revamping school lunches will benefit children’s health, the speed with which schools are having to implement the new rules has made compliance extremely difficult in the short-term, according to one child nutrition director.
The image of grains needs a fundamental makeover in order to
encourage consumption globally, according to the R&D director
of pasta firm Barilla, who said the enduring perception of grains
as 'empty' energy is the major...
The Whole Grains Council is to change the design of its
characteristic stamp in a move to avoid potential regulatory
uncertainty surrounding its use of the terms 'excellent' source or
'good' source. The new stamp...
Eating a diet rich in whole grains, a rich source of bran, fibre,
minerals and vitamins, could reduce the risk of type-2 diabetes and
heart disease, claims a new study that adds to a growing body of
evidence on the subject.
The FDA has released draft guidelines on the labeling of food
products containing whole grains, to support the message of the
2005 Dietary Guidelines. Although subject to comments, it seems
'good' and 'excellent'...
In the absence of definitive action from the FDA, food
manufacturers should take the initiative to promote whole grains to
the American public, clearly indicating if products are an
excellent source or a good source of whole grains,...