4200.0 Informed Choices: The Impact of Nutrition Labeling

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 12:30 PM
People are beginning to consume more of their food outside the home and these foods are often higher in fat and sugar. This fact is often lost on the public. Building on the success of the Nutrition Education and Labeling Act, nutrition advocates have begun to push for legislation requiring menu labeling of calories by restaurants. This session will describe the impact of this legislation in a number of different settings. Strategies will be provided for ways to expand the legislation in other jurisdictions.
Session Objectives: Session participants will identify menu labeling interventions in large worksite cafeterias, chain restaurants, and local neighborhood restaurants Session participants will analyze menu labeling consumer reception and behavior change on food choice Session participants will discuss the menu labeling

12:30 PM
Pilot study of menu labeling in Kaiser Permanente hospital workplace cafeterias
Karen Webb, Chris Jensen, Loel Solomon, Jan Sanders, Carol Akiyama, Pat Crawford, DrPH, RD and Elizabeth Campbell
12:50 PM

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Organized by: Food and Nutrition
Endorsed by: Alternative and Complementary Health Practices

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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