Food delivery apps don’t have to post calories. Why?

A key consumer group is displeased the FDA says calorie counts are voluntary on food delivery apps like DoorDash and Uber Eats. FDA finds extremely high lead levels in its cinnamon-applesauce pouch investigation. And the Salmonella cantaloupe outbreak grows more deadly.

A view of a phone screen featuring Uber Eats DoorDash and GrubHub apps.

Kumamoto, Japan - May 7 2020 : Close up of DoorDash app, a San Francisco-based on-demand prepared food delivery service, with other US catering companies (Uber Eats and Grubhub) on iPhone

Happy Tuesday, and welcome to Food Fix. Did you know Americans are getting shorter? I did not!

Holiday calendar: Food Fix is off next week for the holidays – who wants to read newsletters between Christmas and New Years anyway? Make another batch of cookies! Go for a walk, preferably in the snow! We’ll be back Jan. 2.

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