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NUTRITION INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR CONSUMER EDUCATION

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
7148
Program Year/Program:
1989 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
7148
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
The Kbl Group Inc
7100 Baltimore Blvd #300 College Park, MD 20740
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1989
Title: NUTRITION INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR CONSUMER EDUCATION
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $489,000.00
 

Abstract:

THE OVERALL GOAL OF THIS PROPOSAL IS TO DEVELOP A MICROCOMPUTER-BASED, NUTRITION EDUCATION, CANCER PREVENTION DELIVERY SYSTEM AT THE CONSUMER LEVEL. THIS SYSTEM WILL BE INSTALLED IN SUPERMARKETS AND OTHER STORES TO ASSIST SHOPPERS IN POINT-OF-PURCHASE FOOD DECISIONS BY ALLOWING THEM TO COMPARE PRODUCT BRANDS BASED ON FACTUAL NUTRITION INFORMATION. THE PURPOSE OF PHASE I IS TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF DESIGNING AN INTERACTIVE, MICROCOMPUTER SYSTEM PROVIDING NUTRITION INFORMATION FOR CONSUMER EDUCATION (NICE). THE PROTOTYPE THAT WILL BE DEVELOPED DURING PHASE II WILL PROVIDE SHOPPERS WITH INFORMATION ON FIBER AND FAT. ONCE IT HAS BEEN TESTED AND DEBUGGED, IT COULD BE EXPANDED TO INCLUDE INFORMATION ON OTHER NUTRIENTS.

Principal Investigator:

Karen B Levitan Phd
3015884633

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

The Kbl Group Inc.
7100 Baltimore Ave #300 College Park, MD 20740

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No