Fastfood junkies take heart: Health department readies standards

Standards are currently being drafted for what is expected to be a voluntary program, said Frances Prescilla Cuevas, national program manager of the National Center for Disease Prevention and Control’s Degenerative Disease Office.

“The program is to accelerate our promotion of healthy lifestyles. We are working with the National Nutrition Council and other private partners to create standards for food products like hamburgers,” Ms. Cuevas said.

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