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Stopping the Sugar Train

Touch the Soil News #392 After years of delay, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized new regulations on food nutrition labels. New are the requirements of having to list all added sugars to include the amount in grams and the percent daily value. This will be a big deal for food companies who now will have to identify the added sugars in their food. It is not unusual for sugary drinks to contain several times the daily allotted amount. The original Starbucks logo dates back to 1971 when the chain first opened. Starbucks is the second largest restaurant in the United States behind McDonalds. It is king of sugary…

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