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FDA Releases Guidance and Draft Guidance Regarding Labeling and Single-Serve Packaging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and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a guidance document regarding nutrition and supplement facts labels, and a draft guidance on serving...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

GMOs Then and Now

Genetically modified organisms and foods were first developed forty years ago when a soil microbe called Agrobacterium tumefaciens was used to transfer foreign genes...

Transparency Wins the Day

By Dagan Xavier, Co-Founder & Senior Vice President of Data at Label Insight On May 20, 2016, the FDA announced a new, improved Nutrition Facts...

FDA Solidifies Deadlines, Added Sugar on Nutrition Facts Labels

Washington, D.C. - After many delays, FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. announced in a  press statement that the FDA had updated parts of its consumer...

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