Nut So Fast, Kind Bars: FDA Smacks Snacks On Health Claims
The maker of Kind bars — which contain almonds and other nuts — pushed back against an FDA complaint about its use of the phrase “healthy and tasty.” The FDA is now reviewing its definition of “healthy” as used on food labels.
The Food and Drug Administration is re-evaluating its definition of what counts as a “healthy” food.
The change comes as healthful fats — including fats found in nuts — are increasingly recognized as part of a good diet.
Currently, if a food company wants to put a “healthy” claim on its label, regulations stipulate t…