In: Food Labeling
FDA Reopens Comment Period for Evaporated Cane Juice on Food Labels
- March 7, 2014
Posted March 7, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reopening the comment period on its draft guidance...
Food Industry Continues with Front-of-Package Labeling Campaign
- March 6, 2014
Posted March 6, 2014 Important players in the food industry, the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute, plan...
Ninth Circuit Rules NLEA Does Not Preempt State Law
- March 5, 2014
Posted March 5, 2014 In Lilly v. ConAgra Foods, Inc., No. 12-55921, 2014 WL 644706, (9th Cir. Feb. 6, 2014),...
Georgia Bill Would Allow Raw Milk Sales in Grocery Stores
- February 28, 2014
Posted February 28, 2014 Georgia State Representative Scot Turner recently introduced a bill that would allow raw milk sales in...
UEP Drops Efforts to Pass Egg Bill
- February 18, 2014
Posted February 18, 2014 United Egg Producers(UEP) president, Chad Gregory, recently announced that UEP will no longer seek passage of the...
Food Industry Unified in GMO Labeling Debate
- February 11, 2014
Posted February 11, 2014 The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced the creation of its 29-member “Coalition for Safe Affordable Food,”...
Monsanto Shareholders Consider GMO Proposals
- January 29, 2014
Posted January 29, 2014 Monsanto shareholders considered two proposals related to genetically modified (GMO) foods at their annual meeting on...
Supreme Court to Hear Pom Wonderful v. Coca-Cola Labeling Case
- January 24, 2014
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
- January 24, 2014
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
- January 23, 2014
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
- January 21, 2014
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”
- January 10, 2014
Posted January 10, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently decline requested by three federal judges to determine...
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...