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DeLauro, Pallone, Blumenthal Announce New Bill to Modernize Food Labeling

DeLauro, Pallone, Blumenthal Announce New Bill to Modernize Food Labeling | Food Labeling Guidelines Need To Be Improved | Scoop.it
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This website is credible because it is giving factual information on the bill from Congresswoman DeLauro's point of view. There is a ton of good information that I can use to counteract my rebuttal and also as supporting information in my arguments.

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What's The Most Important Thing Food Labels Should Tell Us?

What's The Most Important Thing Food Labels Should Tell Us? | Food Labeling Guidelines Need To Be Improved | Scoop.it
Should labels focus on health concerns? How workers were treated? We ask four experts.
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Even though this is a blog I feel that it's definitely a credible website with lots of cited information. It will be helpful in my rebuttal.

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FCS8781/FY723: Decoding Food Labels: Tools for People with Food Allergies

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This is a credible source because it is a ".edu" site which are normally factual and reliable. I will use this for both my supporting arguement one and my rebuttal beacuse it shows both sides of the food labeling arguement. 

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Why mandate labeling? - Inexact Change

There’s no shortage of bad arguments for labeling of genetically engineered foods.
Consumers don’t have a right to know whatever they …
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Althought this is a blog, I do feel that this is a credible source. The information is backed up by credible knowledge. Also, this site would be used in my rebuttal because it is going against my opinions on this topic.

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Surprising

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If passed, an amendment to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act could eliminate these misleading labels from unhealthy and unnatural foods.
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I believe that this source is crediable because its an article with references and proven facts. This article contains information on an ammendment that people are trying to get passed against the current FDA guidlines; which is exactly what I am trying to prove.

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FDA Law Blog: Time for Food Labeling Reform? Introducing the Food Labeling Modernization Act of 2013

FDA Law Blog: Time for Food Labeling Reform? Introducing the Food Labeling Modernization Act of 2013 | Food Labeling Guidelines Need To Be Improved | Scoop.it
By Ricardo Carvajal – Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) introduced legislation – H.R. 3147, the Food Labeling Modernization Act of 2013 – that would grant FDA significant new authorities in the area of food labeling. In what is identified as the...
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Although this is a blog I believe that it is considered credible because it's the official blog of the FDA. This blog gives a good summary of what the Food Labeling Modernization Act will actually accomplish.

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Misleading food labels a threat to allergic kids

Misleading food labels a threat to allergic kids | Food Labeling Guidelines Need To Be Improved | Scoop.it
CHICAGO - American children with food allergies are suffering life-threatening - and completely avoidable - reactions because manufacturers mislabel their products and regulators fail to police store shelves, a Chicago Tribune investigation has...
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This is a reliable source because it is a newspaper data base. It consists of proven research related to how kids have been affected by the mislabeling of products. I will be able to use this in my supporting arguements and also use it to contradict my rebuttal. 

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Misleading food labels prompt FDA action - Mayo Clinic

Misleading food labels prompt FDA action - Mayo Clinic | Food Labeling Guidelines Need To Be Improved | Scoop.it
FDA warns manufacturers to correct food labels that have misleading or false claims.
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This is a credible source because it its an academic medical center website that gives factual information about health. I will use this in my supporting arguements because it gives information about the FDA and how false food labeling is becoming a big issue.

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Legislators Propose Modernizing Food Labeling ~ Newsroom ~ News from CSPI ~ Center for Science in the Public Interest

Legislators Propose Modernizing Food Labeling ~ Newsroom ~ News from CSPI ~ Center for Science in the Public Interest | Food Labeling Guidelines Need To Be Improved | Scoop.it
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This is a reliable source because it is giving information about the recent propasal by the Legislative. This source contains factual information and images that I will use in my proposal. I think these photos will give my audience a visual understanding of what I am trying to prove

 

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10 ways food labels mislead consumers

10 ways food labels mislead consumers | Food Labeling Guidelines Need To Be Improved | Scoop.it
Day after day we learn more about how misleading food labels continue to dupe consumers with keywords and bold statements that feed into people’s dietary need
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This source is crediable because its a national website that gives essential facts on food. This will be extremely helpful to my arguement because it gives specific examples on keywords that are used on labels that aren't neccessarily proven true. Also this website relates back to the FDA guidelines.

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