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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  1. John P Corrigan

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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. http://www.fda.gov/

    My answer is not intended to be giving legal advice and this topic can be a complex area where the advice of a... more
  2. Kevin M. Veler

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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
  3. J Charles Ferrari

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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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