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New food label plan to fight US obesity

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

Last updated: 28 Feb 2014 06:33
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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.

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