Academy Supports FDA Studies Dedicated to Use of “Healthy” on Products

07/13/2021 - The Academy offered its support to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its efforts to better understand consumers’ perception of products labeled as “healthy.” The agency has proposed information collection of three quantitative consumer research studies consisting of an experimental study and two surveys to assist the FDA in understanding how consumers perceive a variety of symbols intended to convey that a product labeled with such symbols meets the FDA’s requirements for using the implied nutrient content claim declaring it is “healthy.”

Read the Academy’s comments.