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on October 3, 2022

Eggs could soon be defined by the FDA as a healthy food

The proposed definition aligns with scientific research and the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a revised definition of what a “healthy food” consists of, and eggs meet the criteria. 

The recently proposed definition will determine which foods can be labelled with the nutrient content claim “healthy” on product packaging. The definition is not a…

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