In: Food Labeling
FDA to Ban Trans Fats
- November 8, 2013
Posted November 8, 2013 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a preliminary determination that “trans fats” or...
WA Early Results Show Defeat of GMO Food Labeling Initiative
- November 6, 2013
Posted November 6, 2013 Early results of Washington state’s food labeling initiative, which would have required labels for foods and...
Country of Origin Labeling Divides Groups in Farm Bill Debate
- November 6, 2013
Posted November 6, 2013 Lawmakers involved in the farm bill conference are hearing a heated debate over USDA’s Country of...
Ranchers Hope to Add Beef to “Fresh From Florida” Campaign
- November 5, 2013
Posted November 5, 2013 Ranchers in Florida hope to add beef to the “Fresh From Florida” marketing campaign offered by...
WA Attorney General Sues Group over Food Labeling Initiative
- October 18, 2013
Posted October 18, 2013 Washington State Attorney General, Bob Ferguson, filed a lawsuit against the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), alleging...
CA Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of Food Labeling Case
- October 15, 2013
Posted October 15, 2013 In Simpson v. Kroger Corp. et al., No. B242405, 2013 WL 5347881, Cal. Ct. App. (September...
NOW Foods Will Sell Only Non-GMO Products by Year’s End
- October 11, 2013
October 11, 2013 Natural foods manufacturer, NOW Foods, has committed to make its entire food line non-genetically modified (GMO) by...
Court Grants Motion to Intervene in COOL Case
- October 10, 2013
October 10, 2013 The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted four groups’ motion to intervene in a...
Lawsuit Filed Against Safeway over “100% Natural” Food Labeling
- October 8, 2013
Posted October 8, 2013 A proposed class action lawsuit against Safeway has been filed alleging that the company misled consumers...
WA Judge Dismisses Lawsuit over GMO Food Labeling Initiative
- October 7, 2013
Posted October 7, 2013 A Superior Court Judge in Washington has dismissed a lawsuit against the “No on I-522” campaign...
Frozen Pizza Recalled Due to Labeling Error
- October 1, 2013
Posted October 1, 2013 Minnesota pizza firm, Junction Pizza, has recalled approximately 17,194 pounds of frozen pizza products containing soy...
Washington Ag Groups Oppose GM Labeling Initiative
- September 13, 2013
Posted September 13, 2013 Over 30 Washington state agricultural groups oppose an initiative that would require the labeling of genetically...
Federal Court Denies Preliminary Injunction in COOL Lawsuit
- September 11, 2013
Posted September 11, 2013 The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denied plaintiffs’ request for a preliminary injunction...
FDA to Study Consumer Response to Fortified Snacks
- August 29, 2013
Posted August 29, 2013 Politico reports that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has submitted paperwork required to launch a...
USDA Extends Comment Period for Mechanically Tenderized Meat
- August 12, 2013
Posted August 12, 2013 USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) announced an extension of the comment period for a proposed rule,...
February 21: Food Labeling Webinar
- January 17, 2013
On Thursday, February 21 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 EST, Steptoe & Johnson LLP is sponsoring a complimentary webinar titled FoodLabeling: What You Can...