News Bite: IFIC Foundation in the News


IFIC Foundation is in the news! Check out these recent articles featuring insights from IFIC Foundation research.

F.D.A. Wants Food Labels to Quantify Added Sugars (The New York Times, July 24, 2015)
Last year, the International Food Information Council Foundation conducted a survey in which consumers were asked to interpret food labels with information on added sugars.

Putting ‘added sugars’ on food labels may baffle shoppers (Reuters, June 19, 2015)
Consumers may struggle to understand food nutrition panels that include “added sugars,” a study suggests, illustrating the challenge ahead as U.S. health officials consider putting this detail on food labels to nudge Americans to cut back on sweets and empty calories.

Consumer concerns about chemicals in food rise while their trust in food safety sinks, survey finds (Food Navigator, May 18, 2015)
Concern about “chemicals” in the food supply is growing among Americans, many of whom are changing how they buy food as a result, according to a recent survey.