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FDA Proposes Updates to Nutrition Facts Label

Posted March 3, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently proposed rules to update the Nutrition Facts label for...

Georgia Bill Would Allow Raw Milk Sales in Grocery Stores

Posted February 28, 2014   Georgia State Representative Scot Turner recently introduced a bill that would allow raw milk sales in...

GE Food Labeling Bill Introduced In California

Posted February 24, 2014 California state senator Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa) recently introduced a bill requiring labeling for genetically engineered foods,...

UEP Drops Efforts to Pass Egg Bill

Posted February 18, 2014 United Egg Producers(UEP) president, Chad Gregory, recently announced that UEP will no longer seek passage of the...

Chick-fil-A to Serve Antibiotic-Free Chicken

Posted February 17, 2014   Chick-fil-A recently announced that its restaurants will be serving antibiotic-free chicken within the next five years,...

Food Industry Unified in GMO Labeling Debate

Posted February 11, 2014   The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced the creation of its 29-member “Coalition for Safe Affordable Food,”...

Illinois Lawmaker to Push GMO Labeling

Posted February 7, 2014   An Illinois lawmaker says he will pursue legislation requiring labeling for genetically modified (GMO) foods, according...

Monsanto Shareholders Consider GMO Proposals

Posted January 29, 2014   Monsanto shareholders considered two proposals related to genetically modified (GMO) foods at their annual meeting on...

FDA to Revise Nutrition Facts Panel

Posted January 28, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will revise nutrition label standards, according to an article...

Supreme Court to Hear Pom Wonderful v. Coca-Cola Labeling Case

Posted January 24, 2014   The United States Supreme Court has granted cert. in a food labeling case, Pom Wonderful, LLC...

Florida Bill Would Require Genetically Engineered Food Labeling

Posted January 24, 2014   A bill recently introduced in the Florida legislature would impose labeling requirements for genetically engineered (GE)...

UDSA Study: American Adults are Choosing Healthier Foods

Posted January 23, 2014   A new report from the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) shows that American adults are choosing...

Lawmakers, Advocacy Groups Urge Obama to Act on GMO Food Labeling

Posted January 21, 2014   Members of Congress and groups representing the organic food industry and consumers recently sent a letter...

FDA Declines Judges’ Request to Define “Natural”

Posted January 10, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently decline requested by three federal judges to determine...

GMA Pushes Federal GMO Food Labeling Bill

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

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

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

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

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

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