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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...

CT Governor Signs GMO Labeling Law

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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