What makes a food ‘healthy,’ anyway? FDA tries to answer
collage of healthy foods

WASHINGTON – When the Food and Drug Administration declared that KIND bars – that sticky fusion of fruit, nuts, chocolate, and other treats – couldn’t use the word “healthy” on its wrappers in 2015, the KIND company took offense. It filed a petition objecting to the standards the agency used when considering fat content and asked…

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