Grocery Briefs

Grocery Briefs: March 2016

The Vermont Attorney General’s Office has authorized the Non-GMO Project and NSF International’s Non-GMO True North Standard to provide verification that a food has...

WhiteWave Completes its Separation from Dean Foods

Broomfield, CO—Ending a process that began in late 2012 with an IPO that raised $368 million, WhiteWave Foods Company has finished its spin-off from...

CLIF Bar Set to Celebrate 20 Years

Emeryville, CA—At mile 120 of a 175-mile bike ride in 1990, Clif Bar & Company founder, co-owner and co-CEO Gary Erickson came up with...

Grocery Briefs: July 2013

Several high-profile acquisitions in the organic baby food market have taken place recently. The Hain Celestial Group, Melville, NY, acquired Ella’s Kitchen Group Limited, forming...

Study Examines Effects of Organic Label on Consumer Perception

Ithaca, NY—Learning that a product is certified organic may leave many consumers feeling a bit conflicted. New research, conducted by researchers from Cornell University...

Vermont Attorney General Adopts GMO Labeling Rules

Montpelier, VT—Vermont attorney general Bill Sorrell has formally adopted regulations implementing a state law requiring labels for genetically modified foods, following the passing of...

Grocery Briefs (October 2010)

Teeccino Caffé’s product line has been found to be gluten free, according the University of Nebraska’s food allergy testing lab. Products from the Santa...

“Biotech Rider” Has Early Impact

Washington, D.C.—When President Obama signed the latest budget appropriations bill at the end of March, ensuring that the government would be funded through the...

Funding Flows in for Organic Solutions to Citrus Greening

Washington, D.C.—The needed money has begun to arrive in the search for non-toxic, organic ways to defeat citrus greening, the disease that has threatened...
Soda Tax

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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