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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FDA Releases Guidance and Draft Guidance Regarding Labeling and Single-Serve Packaging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and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a guidance document regarding nutrition and supplement facts labels, and a draft guidance on serving...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...

Denmark Wants To Label Food Based on Environmental Impact

Denmark—Here’s a concept: food products labeled so that, at a glance, anyone can tell how much of an impact it had on the environment...

FDA Reconsiders Probiotic Labeling

Washington, DC — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a draft for new guidance allowing probiotics to be measured in colony forming...

Plant-Based Labeling Called into Question

Washington, D.C. -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requesting input on the use of dairy-related names in plant-based product labels. While the...