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Front-Of-Package Labeling Associated with Improved Nutrition, Survey Suggests

Raleigh, NC—The adoption of nutrition data on front-of-package (FOP) labels is associated with improved nutritional content—both of those products and their competitors, according to...

Survey Reveals Consumer Labeling Preferences

Crawley, UK—Half of respondents in a recent survey said they are more likely to buy a product if they recognize all of the ingredients...

Ben & Jerry’s Removes “Happy Cow” Claims from Packaging

Finland, MN—Following a lawsuit, Ben & Jerry’s will no longer claim on product packaging that its ice cream comes from “happy cows,” according to...

Bill Introduced to Prevent Plant-Based Products Being Labeled as Meat

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall (R-KS) and Congressman Anthony Brindisi (D-NY) introduced the Real Marketing Edible Artificials Truthfully (MEAT) Act in the House of...

DuPont Describes Advantages of Third-Party Evaluation of Probiotic Products

Wilmington, DE—DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has written and published a paper exploring the importance and advantages of third-party evaluations of probiotic products, which was...

Study: Sugar Taxes, ‘High In’ Labeling Reduce Purchases of Sugary Beverages, Snacks

Sugar taxes and front-of-package (FOP) nutrition labelling systems can alter purchasing decisions, according to a study published in International Journal of Behavioral nutrition and...

Lettuce Producers Agree on Transparency

Lettuce producers are preparing a label change, according to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). Dole Fresh Vegetables, Taylor Farms, and Fresh Express, among others, sent...

FDA Releases Guidance and Draft Guidance Regarding Labeling and Single-Serve Packaging

Washington, D.C.—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a guidance document regarding nutrition and supplement facts labels, and a draft guidance on serving...

GOED Advises Omega-3s Must Be Measured in Weight

Salt Lake City, UT—GOED has released an industry advisory regarding the correct expression of omega-3 fatty acid content in oils. EPA, DHA, and total...

From the Ground Up: Standardization, Regulation, Innovation

It’s time to go back to the beginning, all the way to the raw materials. First, there’s the all-consuming issue of tariffs, of what...