The Sugar Industry is Pissed About the FDA’s Proposed Labeling

July 30, 2015

The FDA wants to emphasize how much sugar consumers are taking in from processed foods.

The FDA is proposing changes to nutrition labels that would emphasize the crazy amounts of sugar many processed foods contain — and according to a report by Fortune, the sugar industry is none too happy.

The proposed changes would mean nutritional labels must “not just state how much sugar is in a food, but how much added sugar it contains.” Also, currently sugar content is displayed on labels in grams — but under the new proposed guidelines it would be shown as a percent daily value,…