New food label plan to fight US obesity

Food manufacturers, under new proposal, would feature nutritional information more prominently.

    In the United States, the fight against obesity is about to target food labelling and packaging.
     
    A proposal has been made that would require food manufacturers to feature nutritional information more prominently.
     
    It is the first shake-up of its kind in the US in 20 years, and has the backing of the First Lady Michelle Obama.
     
    Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Revival: The Muslim Response to the Crusades

    Revival: The Muslim Response to the Crusades

    This part of 'The Crusades: An Arab Perspective' explores the birth of the Muslim revival in the face of the Crusades.

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    A photojournalist describes how she posed as a prostitute to follow the trade in human flesh.

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.