NLEA

AcronymDefinition
NLEANutrition Labeling and Education Act (US legislation, 1990)
NLEANorthern Lakes Economic Alliance (Boyne City, MI)
NLEANational Law Enforcement Associates (New York, NY)
NLEANewfoundland and Labrador Environmental Association (Canada)
NLEANorthern Lebanon Education Association (Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania)
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T]he mandatory nutrition labeling requirement of the NLEA was not designed to compel the disclosure of just routine information on food labels.
20) It discusses the FDCA's origin and purpose and its subsequent amendment, the NLEA.
Unlike the "made with real fruit" claim, the court found that the claims "naturally flavored" and "fruit flavored" were allowed under the NLEA.
While acknowledging that prevention of consumer fraud is a "substantial government interest" that is "directly advanced" by the NLEA health claims regime, the Pearson court held that the FDA's total ban on claims with less than "significant scientific agreement" was unconstitutional with respect to claims that could be rendered non-misleading through accurate disclaimers.
Yanfeng Li and colleagues at the CDC in Atlanta analyzed data from two nationally representative surveys--the National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS) and the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)--and determined that the age-adjusted NLEA discharge rate per 1,000 persons among diabetic individuals aged 40 years or older decreased from 11.
and colleagues at the CDC in Atlanta analyzed data from two nationally representative surveys-the National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS) and the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - and determined that the age-adjusted NLEA discharge rate per 1,000 persons among diabetic individuals aged 40 years or older decreased from 11.
The NLEA, a 1990 amendment to the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, requires such disclosure.
34) Furthermore, under NLEA, "It]he Secretary (35) shall promulgate regulations authorizing claims of the type described in [this Act] only if the Secretary determines .
There was widespread support in the food industry during consideration of the NLEA for the creation of government definitions for descriptive terms in nutrient content claims in order to "level the playing field" among competing manufacturers.
In creating standards for the presentation and content of nutritional information, NLEA made it easier for consumers to make more healthful food choices.
Therefore the LEAN Act follows the example of the NLEA for packaged foods and requires that consumers have access to the following nutrients: calories, calories from fat, total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, total carbohydrates, sugars, dietary fiber and protein.
NLEA helps consumers be sure that the nutritional information appearing on bottled water and all other food packages, will be uniform, easy to understand, and meaningful.