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Gold Star Nutrition Ratings Appear to Work

posted on October 25, 2013 at 3:14 PM

A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits, potentially providing another tool to educate consumers on how to eat healthier, according to a new study. Full Story

Shutdown Jeopardizes Nutrition Program for Poor

posted on October 4, 2013 at 2:23 PM

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Jacob Quick is a fat and happy 4-month-old with a big and expensive appetite. Like millions of other poor women, Jacob's mother relies on the federal Women, Infants and Children program to pay for infant formula - aid that... Full Story

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