American Heart Association Certifies Doc’s Amazing to Display Heart-Check Mark for Three Varieties of Our Low Fat
Chicken Sausage

Three varieties of Doc’s Amazing Low Fat Chicken Sausages (Low Fat Chicken Sausage with Apple, Low Fat Chicken Italian Sausage and El Chipotle Low Fat Chicken Sausage) have been certified by the American Heart Association for its Heart-Check Mark. This mark will be displayed on product packaging and in advertising and promotional material. Since 1995, shoppers have been relying on the American Heart Association's the heart-check mark to make choosing heart-healthy products easy and convenient. Today the mark stands as the most trusted and the most recognized health symbol among food icons tested.

For meat products, the specific criteria needed for certification are that they must contain less than 5 grams of fat per 100 grams of product; less than 2 grams of saturated fat per 100 grams of product; less than 0.5 grams of trans fat per labeled serving; less than 95 milligrams of cholesterol per 100 grams of product; and less than 480 milligrams of sodium per serving. Additionally, they must provide at least 10% of the recommended daily value of a nutrient such as protein.

More information can be found at:

http://www.heartcheckmark.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/HeartSmartShopping/Heart-Check-Mark-Nutritional-Criteria_UCM_300914_Article.jsp