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House panel urges tougher trade rules for China


Washington: A special House committee focused on China is calling for altering the way the U.S. treats Chinese-made goods, possibly subjecting them to higher tariffs even if its risks increase tensions between the two economic superpowers. The report does not specifically call for repealing China’s preferential trade status, but it does recommend placing China in a new...

New rules would limit sugar in school meals for first time


New York: U.S. agriculture officials have proposed new nutrition standards for school meals, including the first limits on added sugars, with a focus on sweetened foods such as cereals, yogurt, flavored milk and breakfast pastries. The plan announced by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack also seeks to significantly decrease sodium in the meals served to the nation’s...

FDA proposes new ‘healthy’ food label


Washington DC: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed new rules dictating when food products can have the world “healthy” on their packaging as part of an effort to promote healthier eating in the U.S. The FDA regulates what foods can have the “healthy” claim on food packaging. The term “healthy” was last defined...