VALUING THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF NUTRITION LABELING: A CASE STUDY FOR MEAT AND POULTRY PRODUCTS

New rules issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture requiring provision of nutrition information on raw meat and poultry products may encourage consumers to make healthier food choices. Reduced intake of fat and cholesterol may prevent future cases of stroke, heart disease, and cancer. The benefits of these rules are estimated to be $62 to $125 million annually.


Issue Date:
2001
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20559
Total Pages:
18
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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