In: Food Labeling
GMO Labeling Measures Fail in Colorado, Oregon
- November 6, 2014
–> Posted October 6, 2014 Colorado voters have rejected a measure requiring the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMO) as a...
Nov. 19 Webinar Addresses Mandatory GMO Food Labeling Laws
- October 27, 2014
Posted October 27, 2014 On November 19, from 2:30 – 3:30 (EST), the Agricultural & Food Law Consortium will host...
Kauai GMO and Pesticide Use Labeling Law Ruled Invalid
- August 26, 2014
Posted August 26, 2014 A federal judge has ruled that a Kauai County law that requires companies to disclose use...
GMO Labeling Initiative on Colorado’s November Ballot
- August 22, 2014
Posted August 22, 2014 Colorado’s secretary of state has announced that the requirement of labeling genetically modified (GMO) foods will...
Organic Food Labels, Are They Trustworthy
- July 25, 2014
Posted July 25, 2014 Peter Laufer, a writer and professor of journalism at the University of Oregon, doesn’t just wonder,...
Initiative-522 Fined for Failure to Report Donations
- June 30, 2014
Posted June 30, 2014 The campaign committee behind last fall’s food-labeling initiative must pay $4,000 fine for failing to...
FDA Increases Fish Consumption Guidelines
- June 19, 2014
Posted June 19, 2014 Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) assured pregnant women and nursing women that they should...
Supreme Court Rules Against Coca-Cola in POM Wonderful Dispute
- June 13, 2014
Posted June 13, 2014 On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of POM Wonderful in their advertising dispute with...
Kashi Agreed to Pay $5 Million to Settle False-Advertising Class Action
- June 5, 2014
Posted June 5, 2014 Kashi and Bear Naked have agreed to stop using the term “all-natural” to describe their products,...
FDA and Manufacturers Argue Over the Term “Evaporated Cane Juice”
- June 5, 2014
Posted June 5, 2014 In 2009, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) told manufacturers to not use the term “evaporated...
FDA Updates Guidelines for Mercury Levels in Seafood
- June 2, 2014
Posted June 2, 2014 The head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says new advisory guidelines are on the...
FDA Announces Public Meetings on Updating Nutritional Information
- May 30, 2014
Posted May 30, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a public meeting to discuss two proposed rules aimed...
Two Food Labeling Suits Settle After Judge Certifies Narrowed Class
- May 13, 2014
Posted May 13, 2014 Two food labeling cases recently reached settlement after a judge certified narrower classes of plaintiffs, according...
Industry Group to Sue over Vermont’s GMO Food Labeling Law
- May 12, 2014
Posted May 12, 2014 After Vermont’s governor signed the law requiring labeling for foods with genetically modified (GMO) ingredients, the...