The Campus Asks: Will the new FDA label change your eating?

“It won’t affect me. As a poor college student, I don’t eat that much with actual labels on them but just meals at school.” -Austin Cosgrove, Class of ’15 -	PHOTO AND INTERVIEW BY AMASA SMITH
“It won’t affect me. As a poor college student, I don’t eat that much with actual labels on them but just meals at school.”
– Austin Cosgrove, Class of ’15
– PHOTO AND INTERVIEW BY AMASA SMITH
“Yes, because I pay very much close attention to labels on food. It would be a big determination on whether or not I purchase them.” - Stephanie Shipton, Arter Building Coordinator 	PHOTO BY AMASA SMITH INTERVIEW BY NIKKI KLEIN
“Yes, because I pay very much close attention to labels on food. It would be a big determination on whether or not I purchase them.”
– Stephanie Shipton, Arter Building Coordinator
PHOTO BY AMASA SMITH
INTERVIEW BY NIKKI KLEIN
“It will make me more informed. Currently, the way food labels are they are intended to deceive. It is as if they are hidden in plain sight.” -Kazi Joshua, Associate Dean and Director of CIASS 	- PHOTO BY AMASA SMITH INTERVIEW BY JORDAN ENCARNACION
“It will make me more informed. Currently, the way food labels are they are intended to deceive. It is as if they are hidden in plain sight.”
-Kazi Joshua, Associate Dean and Director of CIASS
– PHOTO BY AMASA SMITH
INTERVIEW BY JORDAN ENCARNACION
“No. Although I do look at the calorie count, it does not affect my decision to eat the food or not. I am more interested in the ingredients.” -Gabriella Belt, Class of ’17 - PHOTO AND INTERVIEW BY SHU YI TANG
“No. Although I do look at the calorie count, it does not affect my decision to eat the food or not. I am more interested in the ingredients.”
-Gabriella Belt, Class of ’17
– PHOTO AND INTERVIEW BY SHU YI TANG
“It would affect what I eat, not only because it’s bold, but also because I’m trying to be more observant about what I eat.” -Denise Dayton, McKinley’s Employee -	PHOTO AND INTERVIEW BY AMASA SMITH
“It would affect what I eat, not only because it’s bold, but also because I’m trying to be more observant about what I eat.”
– Denise Dayton, McKinley’s Employee
– PHOTO AND INTERVIEW BY AMASA SMITH
“I already look at them. I’d rather [the FDA] label clearly whether our foods contain GMOs or not because European countries already do it.” -Tiffany Ng, Class of ’14 -	PHOTO AND INTERVIEW BY JESIKA TIXI
“I already look at them. I’d rather [the FDA] label clearly whether our foods contain GMOs or not because European countries already do it.”
– Tiffany Ng, Class of ’14
– PHOTO AND INTERVIEW BY JESIKA TIXI