FDA Closing in on Changes to Nutrition Label

The long awaited revision of the Nutrition Facts panel seems near, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent proposed guidelines for...

Vermont Sued over GMO-Labeling Law

Burlington, VT— As expected, Vermont’s passage of a law requiring genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food to be labeled has been followed by a...

Grocery Briefs: January 2015

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) submitted two petitions to the National Organic Program based on feedback from its members. OTA wants changes to the...
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Grocery Briefs: January 2017

B&G Foods Inc., Parsippany, NJ has acquired Victoria Fine Foods Holding Company and Victoria Fine Foods, LLC, based in Brooklyn, NY from Huron Capital...
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Philadelphia Soda Tax Upheld

Philadelphia, PA – The city’s controversial 1.5-cent-per ounce sugar-sweetened soda tax on beverage distributors was upheld on Wednesday by a Pennsylvania appeals court. The American...
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Grocery Briefs: June 2017

Purity Foods, Inc., a Hudson, MI-based processor of conventional and organic grains, has been acquired by Andersons, Inc. Grain Group, based in Maumee, OH....

Net-Based Home Produce Delivery a Growing Trend

With the June 2013 expansion of Amazon.com, Inc.’s AmazonFresh program to the Los Angeles market, the resurgent business model of home grocery delivery now...

First Program Certifying Products in Transition to Organic

San Diego, CA—QAI, Inc., an NSF International company based here, has launched a new certification program called Certified Transitional, which recognizes and identifies, with...

Grocery Briefs: June 2011

At this year’s North American Tea Championship, in the Hot Tea Class/Fall Tea evaluation, Rishi Tea, Milwaukee, WI, won four first place awards and...

Flooding Affects Agriculture Across U.S. South

Little Rock, AR—The historic floods that moved through the Mississippi Delta region recently had wide-ranging, often devastating effects on agriculture, according to reports. These...

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