In: Food Labeling
Mexico’s New Food Labeling Rules May Increase Sugar Intake
- April 22, 2014
Posted April 22, 2014 Mexico’s new food labeling rules were intended to fight obesity, but some say they may increase...
Federal Food Labeling Law Draws Ag Support
- April 11, 2014
Posted April 11, 2014 Federal legislation requiring food with genetically modified ingredients to be labeled according to a national standard...
NALC Resource: Food Labeling Reading Room
- April 7, 2014
Posted April 7, 2014 The National Agricultural Law Center offers a wide range of resources, one of which is the...
California Legislature Considers GMO Food Labeling Bill
- April 4, 2014
Posted April 4, 2014 The California legislature is considering a bill that would require labels for bulk and packaged foods...
FDA to Finalize Guidance on Voluntary GMO Labeling
- April 3, 2014
Posted April 3, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will soon finalize its voluntary guidance on labeling for...
Maryland Legislature Debates GE Food Labeling
- March 13, 2014
Posted March 13, 2014 The Maryland Senate recently held a hearing to debate a bill that would require manufacturers to...
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Posted March 7, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reopening the comment period on its draft guidance...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),...
FDA Proposes Updates to Nutrition Facts Label
- March 3, 2014
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
- February 28, 2014
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
- February 24, 2014
Posted February 24, 2014 California state senator Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa) recently introduced a bill requiring labeling for genetically engineered foods,...
Chick-fil-A to Serve Antibiotic-Free Chicken
- February 17, 2014
Posted February 17, 2014 Chick-fil-A recently announced that its restaurants will be serving antibiotic-free chicken within the next five years,...
Illinois Lawmaker to Push GMO Labeling
- February 7, 2014
Posted February 7, 2014 An Illinois lawmaker says he will pursue legislation requiring labeling for genetically modified (GMO) foods, according...