-Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on a new qualified health claim for consuming oils with high levels of oleic acid to reduce coronary heart disease risk
As Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, I remain committed to finding new ways to reduce the burden of chronic disease through improved nutrition.
Using the FDA's labeling tools to foster innovation toward healthier foods that consumers want is one of the primary goals of the FDA's Nutrition Innovation Strategy that I first announced in March.
One tool the FDA has to help bring us closer to this important goal is the use of 'health claims' on food package labels. Th...