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Kauai GMO and Pesticide Use Labeling Law Ruled Invalid

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

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

Posted July 25, 2014 Peter Laufer, a writer and professor of journalism at the University of Oregon, doesn’t just wonder,...

TTB Establishes Two Viticultural Areas

Posted July 21, 2014 The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) establishes the “Malibu Coast” viticultural area, which covers...

Initiative-522 Fined for Failure to Report Donations

Posted June 30, 2014 The campaign committee behind last fall’s food-labeling initiative must pay $4,000 fine for failing to...

Vermont Hiring Outside Help for GMO Labeling Law

Posted June 24, 2014 Vermont is preparing to defend the nation’s first law requiring food manufacturers to label products containing...

FDA Increases Fish Consumption Guidelines

Posted June 19, 2014 Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) assured pregnant women and nursing women that they should...

Consumer Reports to End “Natural” Food Labeling

Posted June 18, 2014 Consumer Reports National Research Center released a poll revealing that 59 percent of consumers check to...

Supreme Court Rules Against Coca-Cola in POM Wonderful Dispute

Posted June 13, 2014 On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of POM Wonderful in their advertising dispute with...

FDA Filed Rule to Eliminate PHOs in Food Products

Posted June 10, 2014   On May 30, in a meeting with the Office of Management and Budget, the American Bakers...

Kashi Agreed to Pay $5 Million to Settle False-Advertising Class Action

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”

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

Posted June 2, 2014   The head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says new advisory guidelines are on the...

McCaskill Requests Food Labeling Flexibility

Posted June 2, 2014   Senator Claire McCaskill, along with a bipartisan group of Senators, requests flexibility on new food labeling...

FDA Announces Public Meetings on Updating Nutritional Information

Posted May 30, 2014   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a public meeting to discuss two proposed rules aimed...

Cornell Study Reports Cost of GMO Food Labeling

Posted May 19, 2014   A new study from Cornell University reports on the added costs that the food industry would...

Two Food Labeling Suits Settle After Judge Certifies Narrowed Class

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

Posted May 12, 2014   After Vermont’s governor signed the law requiring labeling for foods with genetically modified (GMO) ingredients, the...

Food Industry Waits for Vermont GMO Food Labeling Law

Posted May 8, 2014   Kraft Foods Group Inc. and other food companies are facing the prospect of a state law...

Group Says FDA Should Focus on Food Labeling Regulation for “Milk” Products

Posted May 7, 2014   The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) recently criticized the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...