ref for health care savings due to nutrition labeling? (fwd
beatrice.rogers at tufts.edu
Mon Apr 10 06:28:57 PDT 2000
Frazao, E., The American Diet: Health and Economic Consequences (USDA/ERS,
phnutr-l at u.washington.edu wrote:
> An interesting question for your consideration.
> Laura Larsson
> Health Services, University of Washington
> larsson at u.washington.edu
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> From: "Lisa Jahns" <yabber at earthlink.net>
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> Subject: ref for health care savings due to nutrition labeling?
> Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2000 12:19:23 -0400
> Hello everyone,
> apologies for cross-posting.
> I am looking for research showing that nutrition facts labeling decreases
> health care costs. Or at least changes behavior. On the FDA web page I
> found vague references stating that although labeling is expensive, it is
> expected to save substantial amounts of healthcare $$ spent on several
> chronic diseases.
> CSPI also has a document stating that FDA has research but no references!
> Thanks in advance,
> lisa jahns, RD
Beatrice Lorge Rogers, Ph.D.
Dean for Academic Affairs
School of Nutrition Science and Policy
132 Curtis Street
Medford, Mass. 02155
Phone: 617 627 2292
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