Trimming the Fat

By Claire Willis, Director of Culinary Nutritionists  In June, the Food and Drug Administration banned artificial trans fat from foods by no longer classifying them as “generally recognized as safe.” This is a term given to ingredients that have been pre-approved by the FDA and can be used quite freely in food production. Once the ban officially […]

Menu Labeling Pushed out a Year...2016

I have been hearing the rumblings since early May that this might come to pass but today it is official.  Menu Labeling is now set to be mandated to begin on December 1 2016.  One year after the previous 2015 deadline. Here is the piece on the FDA’s website. READ This will allow some fine […]