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Madison Wisconsin State Journal (Newspaper) - March 4, 1990, Madison, Wisconsin Look kids Are rolling in it see in showcase vandalized is mural Art or pain in the budget see 1h St i sports hoosiers come Back on badgers see 1b us wins in Cha playoffs see 1b Wisconsin state journal sunday March 4, 1990 Madison Wisconsin a. A kit it $1,25you could lose your appetite in food Label Maze by Christopher Scanlan Knight Ridder newspapers Washington calculator in hand. Leni Reed halts her shopping cart and plucks a package of Borden Lite line cheese from the supermarket display. It boasts a heart Symbol and the proud claim a sponsor of american medical associations Campaign against but there a bad news in the Fine print. High Levels of Salt Are unhealthy and Lite lines sodium con tent is 280 milligrams a slice. Nothing to brag about when health experts advise limiting daily consumption to about 3,000 milligrams a Day to Ward off High blood pressure. A if you were to make a Sandwich with two slices that a 560 milligrams a said Reed a dietitian from Reston va., As she taps her calculator keys. A add two pieces of bread that a another 300. A Little Mayo and Mustard another 150 easily. That a Over 1,000 milligrams of sodium in a Low fat cheese from baby Boomers to the elderly millions of americans Are locked in a struggle to live longer healthier lives by changing their eating habits. But they get so Little help from food labels that they need a calculator a and a dietitian a to get through the aisles say nutrition experts Consumers and their advocates. The typical supermarket offers nearly 26,000 different food items but nutrition labels on All foods Are required Only if the product makes a nutrition claim such As a flow in sodium or has an added ingredient such As a Vitamin or Mineral. And labelled products Are often missing information on the fiber cholesterol and saturated fat Content deemed crucial for Consumers interested in reducing the risk of heart disease and diet related cancers. Meanwhile confusing health claims abound. Said Ellen Haas of Public voice for food and health policy a food Labelling is worse than an embarrassment it is truly a Hazard to human from oat bran potato chips and a a natural Popcorn made with artificial preservatives to a no cholesterol vegetable oils that never had any food Industry marketing often a plays on the wants and needs a and fears a of the american Public a said Reed who runs supermarket savvy a company devoted to teaching Consumers How to sort fact from fiction on food labels. What Haas Calls a a nutrition mine Field Quot of deceptive Labelling bombards Consumers with dubious health claims or mystifies them with incomplete information. Although Congress and Federal officials Are considering mandatory nutrition food Labelling the longstanding absence of Strong Labelling rules has made it almost impossible for Consumers to follow the govern please turn to Page 8a, col. Good Reading treaty crisis cult in conflict a the Advent of settlers and the various treaties through which different tribes ceded parts of their land to the . Government had drastic impacts on where indians could live and eventually How they please turn to Page 14a, col. I m resource disputes/14-15a a editorial/19a a Der negotiator profiled/1c a cooperative Leader/3c a k Home Sweet Home the wonders of a Whirlpool Bath and other marvels Drew Holly Carlson and thousands of others to the Home products show saturday. More than 150 exhibitors Are on hand. Read about the show which continues today at the Dane county forum on Page in. Inside i world/11 a i people/17a i opinion/1 a 19a Money sports i Bob bjorklund/3f i farm markets/3f a morning briefings look a scoreboard/10b a recipes 4g outdoors a Ann landers/5g a Puma sightings/6b Home metro state i House plan/1 in a records. 2c Outlook showcase i obituaries 3d classified/4d a radio/2h a recordings/3h a diner s scorecard/4h today a forecast partly to mostly Cloudy High 32. Tonight Clear to partly Cloudy. Low 14. Details Back Dean fights for Money says he a tired of a getting half a loaf by Phil Mcdade University reporter John Bollinger walks across the us Madi son Campus glancing around at the group of engineering buildings that have been his haunt for the past 30 years. With a voice rough from that mornings cigarettes the 54-year-old Bollinger lets out a sigh before describing the College of engineering he has led As Dean since 1981. A we have a Good program a Good students Good faculty. But the equipment they use is world War ii a says Bollinger a member of the us Madison engineering faculty since 1960. A a in be been getting half a loaf for a Bollinger finds himself fighting a Battle that like most Battles in Academia these Days is about Money. Its a Battle that he concedes he May have lost already and one that he says May be unwinnable at us Madison. In Short Bollinger wants $100 million More or less to improve the Uwi a engineering programs. Half of that would go toward a new building at the Madison Campus. The other half would buy More computers and Laboratory equipment. He admits he wont get it. But he says that wont Stop him from trying. A a it a a $100 million problem it really is a Bollinger says. A i think we have a big problem. Its a problem we have to Bollinger fired the first Salvo last month in the debate Over funding for engineering programs. He proposed that engineering students pay More than $600 a year in additional fees to cover purchases of Laboratory equipment and computers. Engineering students now pay $2,003 in tuition and fees the same As All other undergraduate students. A i think students want to learn with Good equipment and instruments a Bollinger said in defending the request. The fee would have generated $11.7 million annually for engineering programs throughout the us system he said. The fee proposal was severely criticized by us Madison student leaders who said it would represent a 30 percent tuition hike for engineering students. Bollinger has now backed off the fee idea saying he wont recommend it to us system administrators. Bollinger says the Uwi a three engineering please turn to Page 12a, col. I conflict tugs on state resource images of Nicaragua Japan . Trade promises but no new proposals offered by Terence Hunt associated press Rancho Mirage Calif. A president Bush and japanese prime minister Toshiki Kaifu concluded their desert Summit saturday with no breakthrough on divisive Trade issues but Mutual promises to redouble efforts for resolving disputes. Kaifu said a i am determined to firmly tackle the underlying causes of the $49 billion Trade deficit with the United states and other economic conflicts. A make no mistake about it i want to see that deficit come Down a Bush said standing alongside Kaifu under a blazing Sun near a Lush Golf course at a country club where they held two Days of talks. Despite the contentious problems the two leaders went out of their Way to show personal warmth and Friendship. Bush called the prime minister a Toshiki my Friend a and the japanese Leader referred to the president three times As despite the Lack of any major agreements the upbeat tone of the talks could give a political boost to Kaifu who lacks a Broad base of support in his party. A May you have great Success in your efforts in the coming Bush said. A you please turn to Page 2a, col. I Feingold Strohl train for big race by Jeff Mayers and Ron Seely Wisconsin state journal when French explorer Jean Nicolet journeyed to the great lakes in 1634, he found a people whose lifestyle dictated that they take from the land Only what they needed. After Nicolet the great lakes indians never would be the same. The european traders who followed him brought a new culture and a vastly different philosophy of natural resource use a one in which the Beaver fish and Timber of the North Woods would be converted into currency. A with the development of a fur trading Industry native Peoples began Hunting different animal species than those traditionally sought a says a history contained in a us Extension proposal for a Northern great lakes education visitor Center in Ashland. A european Trade goods began to replace items of local manufacture. Kiaie journal no too Nulton i plasterer among fish stocked by the Lac do Flambeau hatchery Are Trout Fry. A companion Bill. Strohl the majority Leader in the Senate is taking the Lead in his House on a recycling Bill that bears his stamp. The Assembly a natural resource committee last week passed a version of the Bill with tougher provisions that included a 5-cent Deposit that would be required on All beverage containers of one gallon or More. The Senate a recycling Bill is scheduled for a floor vote wednesday. While neither has declared himself a candidate against Republican please turn to Page Ioa col. I by Joe Beck Wisconsin state journal As the legislature Heads into the busiest part of this session two state senators Are closely watching Bills on which they have pinned a Good share of their Hopes for higher office. Sens. Russell Feingold a Middleton and Joseph Strohl dra Cine want to be . Senators. Feingold is the main state Senate sponsor of a Bill to be considered this week that would impose a temporary ban on the use of Bovine growth hormone also known As ugh a controversial drug for stimulating milk production in cows. The Assembly is considering this nicaraguan child wearing the red and Black colors of the sandinista waved a Campaign Flag at the party a last rally before its stunning defeat at the polls last weekend. Economic decline and civil War have left nicaraguans demanding rapid improvement from their new Leader. Will this Little girl see a the first fruits As promised within too Days of the april 25 inauguration for a special photo report on election events see Page id. Related story/11 a. Columns/19a

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