A New Rule That Requires Marketers to List the Number
A new rule that requires marketers to list the number of grams of trans fat on a product's package is an amendment of which law?
A) Truth-in-Labeling Law
B) Nutritional Labeling and Education Act
C) Fat Labeling Act
D) Fair Packaging and Labeling Act
E) U.S. Packaging and Labeling Law
What are trans fats?
A) hydrogenated oils
B) fats found in animal fat
C) healthy fats
D) fats found in olive and other plant oils
E) synthetic fats
Susan picked up a package of potato chips and noticed on the front of the package the words, "0 grams of trans fat." She looked at the nutrition label and noticed that listed beneath the number of total grams of fat was the number of grams of trans fat, which was zero in this case. The trans fat information appearing on the nutritional label is a result of the new label rule enacted by the ______.
What is the health risk of trans fat that prompted to government to require that the number of grams of trans fat be provided in nutrition labels on packages?
A) It raises the level of LDL (bad) cholesterol.
B) It lowers the level of HDL (good) cholesterol.
C) It raises blood sugar levels.
D) A and B
E) A, B, and C