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Millions of Americans enjoy relaxing with a glass of wine, enjoying a beer during the game, or commemorating a milestone with a champagne toast; however, it is important to keep in mind that the old saying, “If some is good, more is better,” can be dangerous when it comes to alcohol consumption. What better a time than during April, Alcohol Awareness Month, to think about the safety of our alcohol consumption habits.
Consumers are paying more attention to their food labels these days, and the federal government is too! The FDA has recently issued warning letters to more than a dozen food manufacturers for putting labels on their products that violate the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
The National Consumers League has again called on the Food and Drug Administration to renew its efforts to prevent consumers from being misled by deceptive labeling of processed fruit and vegetable products – this time in the canned tomato products industry.