Is it illegal for packaged foods to have high calories

Asked over 1 year ago - Decatur, GA

I am aware that 2% of America is trying to gain weight. I would like to provide package food meals with high, but HEALTHY calories. Is it illegal?

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    Answered . Your question is overly broad but I added the right categories for you to get additional answers and ideas as well as I have provided a link to the Food and Drug Administration which is the Agency that would have to be dealt with in terms of any ideas you may have.

    My answer is not intended to be giving legal advice and this topic can be a complex area where the advice of a... more
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    Answered . If high calories were a crime, many fast food and prepackage food manufacturers would be convicted. After all, a small ice cream package serves 4?

    Seriously, its not the calories, its the proper disclosures on packaging, legal ingredients and proper handling that are some of your major concerns

    Disclosure: This answer and any information contained in this answer is not intended to be treated as legal... more
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    Answered . No. Most packaged foods have high calories.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more

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