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Mexico’s New Food Labeling Rules May Increase Sugar Intake

Posted April 22, 2014   Mexico’s new food labeling rules were intended to fight obesity, but some say they may increase...

Vermont Senate Passes GMO Labeling Bill

Posted April 18, 2014   On Wednesday, the Vermont Senate passed a bill, 28-2, that would make Vermont the first state...

Federal Food Labeling Law Draws Ag Support

Posted April 11, 2014   Federal legislation requiring food with genetically modified ingredients to be labeled according to a national standard...

Vermont Senate to Consider GE Food Labeling Bill

Posted April 9, 2014   Vermont may be the first state in the country to require labeling on genetically engineered (GE)...

NALC Resource: Food Labeling Reading Room

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

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

Posted April 3, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will soon finalize its voluntary guidance on labeling for...

Appeals Court Upholds Country of Origin Labeling

Posted April 1, 2014   On Friday, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the meat industry’s request for an injunction...

Maryland Legislature Debates GE Food Labeling

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

Posted March 7, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reopening the comment period on its draft guidance...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

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

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

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...