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Michelle Obama promotes food label overhaul

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

BBC: The First Lady unveiled plans for new nutrition labels on U.S. food packages.

Calorie counts will appear in larger, bolder type, and consumers will know for the first time whether foods have added sugars.

Under the Obama administration's plan, labels will also feature more realistic descriptions of a serving.

It is not clear whether the food industry will support the proposals.

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