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GMA Pushes Federal GMO Food Labeling Bill

  • January 9, 2014

Posted January 9, 2014   The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), which represents companies like ConAgra, PepsiCo, and Kraft, is proposing a...

FDA Extends Comment Period for Trans Fat Proposal

  • January 7, 2014

Posted January 7, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the comment period for its proposal to...

Courts Rule on Food Labeling Class Action Lawsuits

  • December 20, 2013

Posted December 20, 2013   Two court decisions issued last week in food labeling class action lawsuits considered the issue of...

EU Commission Proposes Ban on Cloning Farm Animals

  • December 19, 2013

Posted December 19, 2013   The European Commission recently proposed a draft rule banning the cloning of farm animals, imports of...

ABC Argues Use of “Pink Slime” in Broadcasts is Protected by the First Amendment

  • December 19, 2013

Posted December 19, 2013   On Tuesday, attorneys for ABC and other defendants argued their motions to dismiss in the Beef...

GMA Urges FDA to Act on “Natural” Food Labeling

  • December 17, 2013

Posted December 17, 2013   The Grocery Manufacturers Association has called on the FDA to draft a rule defining the term...

CT Governor Signs GMO Labeling Law

  • December 16, 2013

Posted December 16, 2013   Governor of Connecticut, Dannel P. Malloy, recently signed a bill requiring all foods containing genetically modified...

Colorado May Vote on GMO Food Labeling in 2014

  • December 5, 2013

Posted December 5, 2013   Colorado could be the next state to vote on labeling rules for genetically modified (GMO) food,...

SD New Raw Milk Rules Effective Dec. 11

  • December 4, 2013

Posted December 4, 2013   Raw milk produced in South Dakota will be regulated under new rules beginning December 11, 2013,...

Bill to Soften FDA Menu Labeling Proposal

  • November 27, 2013

Posted November 27, 2013   Senators recently introduced legislation that would ease proposed FDA menu labeling requirements for pizza delivery restaurants,...

GMO Food Labeling Fight Moves to Statehouses

  • November 19, 2013

Posted November 19, 2013   While the results of the Washington state food labeling initiative that would have required labels for...

“Natural” Disappearing from Food Labels

  • November 11, 2013

Posted November 11, 2013   Some food companies are dropping their “natural” or “all natural” labels due to uncertainty about the...

New Hampshire Legislature Considers GMO Labeling Bill

  • November 11, 2013

Posted November 11, 2013   The New Hampshire state legislature is currently considering a bill that would require labeling for genetically...

FDA to Ban Trans Fats

  • November 8, 2013

Posted November 8, 2013   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a preliminary determination that “trans fats” or...

WA Early Results Show Defeat of GMO Food Labeling Initiative

  • November 6, 2013

Posted November 6, 2013   Early results of Washington state’s food labeling initiative, which would have required labels for foods and...

Country of Origin Labeling Divides Groups in Farm Bill Debate

  • November 6, 2013

Posted November 6, 2013   Lawmakers involved in the farm bill conference are hearing a heated debate over USDA’s Country of...

Ranchers Hope to Add Beef to “Fresh From Florida” Campaign

  • November 5, 2013

Posted November 5, 2013   Ranchers in Florida hope to add beef to the “Fresh From Florida” marketing campaign offered by...

WA Attorney General Sues Group over Food Labeling Initiative

  • October 18, 2013

Posted October 18, 2013   Washington State Attorney General, Bob Ferguson, filed a lawsuit against the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), alleging...

New Law Benefits California CSA Business

  • October 16, 2013

Posted October 16, 2013   A recently enacted law defining Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and establishing health and safety standards will...

CA Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of Food Labeling Case

  • October 15, 2013

Posted October 15, 2013   In Simpson v. Kroger Corp. et al., No. B242405, 2013 WL 5347881, Cal. Ct. App. (September...