Ever waltz into CVS for a Coke and find yourself looking at the nutrition label? You scan it, discover that a serving has 180 calories, but then realize that one bottle actually contains two servings.
What will you do now?! How will you ever know how many calories are in your drink?!
Big brother to the rescue.
The FDA has proposed a $2 billion initiative to change nutrition labels so they are no longer “confusing” or “misleading.” Serving sizes will be more reasonable (because no one eats only 7.5 chips), added sugar content will be exposed, and the calorie count will be displayed in big, bold numbers:
“Our guiding principle here is very simple, that you as a parent and a consumer should be able to walk into your local grocery store, pick up an item off the shelf and be able to tell whether it's good for your family,” said first lady Michelle Obama…