Food & Hospitality

Ensuring consumers’ rights to safe nutrition

I am writing with deep concern regarding a misleading recent op-ed headlined, “New Jersey trying to make dietary advice illegal” (NJBIZ, Oct. 29, Page 23). From the false headline to the end of the article, the authors ignore the same important distinctions between giving general “dietary advice” (or what the legislation calls general “nutritional information”) and providing potentially lifesaving services that require significant levels of education and training as part of their mission of misinformation against efforts to regulate professions, which they have been placing in newspaper op-eds across the country, such as The Wall Street Journal (Feb. 1) and the Orlando Sentinel (March 12).

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