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Gluten-Free Foods: Segregation or Integration?

A gluten-free diet is mandatory for people with celiac disease but it also has increasingly become integrated into the daily diet of many health-conscious shoppers. For supermarkets, this means participating in the expansion and incorporation of gluten-free products throughout the store. As a result, retailers everywhere are asking the question, “Should gluten-free products become integrated or segregated?” Continue reading Gluten-Free Foods: Segregation or Integration?

Proposed Food Label Revisions

Food LabelsThis past month the FDA proposed several significant changes to the standard food nutrition label which appears on roughly 700,000 packaged foods.

One of the more noticeable changes would be an emphasis on calorie counts, with bigger/bolder calorie numbers. Related to this, serving sizes will be altered to represent what most people actually eat. As an example, Continue reading Proposed Food Label Revisions