Report: Menu Labels Don’t Influence College Students’ Meal Choices

Menu labels on cafeteria food – highlighting the good and the bad of various meal options – make no difference in college students' meal choices, a new study concludes.

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Editor’s Insight: The research on what role nutrition menus play on consumer choices is mixed. Nevertheless, the labels do give the food industry a way to help consumers make better choices.

Today is the last day that vending operators can comment on the federal calorie disclosure rules. To comment, go to: http://www.regulations.gov/#%21submitComment;D=FDA-2011-F-0171-0001

07-05-11 by Elliot Maras

 

 

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