The Dining Dish blog is Dara Bunjon's take on anything food, both national and in her hometown of Baltimore. Warning: this food blog can be harmful to your waistline.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Safeway gives nutrition information a facelift

From time-to-time I like to host guest bloggers to my column. Today the guest blogger is Betsy Craig, CEO of MenuTrinfo – a company that works with restaurants simplifying creating nutritionals for their customers. They can analyze a restaurateur’s entire menu or simply a few select items to present as a healthy options menu.

Nutrition labeling at grocery stores hardly sounds newsworthy without the full scoop. Packaged foods have been sporting nutrition information since the FDA began requiring food producers to include nutritional information on all packaged foods. In fact, grocery stores now contain so much information on foods that many consumers are calling "uncle" on the whole thing. Just last week grocer Safeway took a big step in helping its shoppers interpret food labels, keep informed on products which are safe for those with food allergies/sensitivities, and generally help shoppers to make healthy choices without having to read labels in entirety.

Read the entire story:Safeway gives nutrition information a facelift - National Food

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