Kosher Food’s Health Halo. What the FDA Can Learn

Kosher Food’s Health Halo. What the FDA Can Learn

One of the hottest trends in the grocery business theses days is Kosher food. Sales reached $12.5 billion in 2008, 64% more thanĀ  2003. Kosher food abides by a set of religious laws observed by Jews for thousands of years. … Continue reading

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1862 – 2014: A Brief History of Food and Nutrition Labeling

1862 – 2014: A Brief History of Food and Nutrition Labeling

In the early 13th century, the king of England proclaimed the first food regulatory law, the Assize of Bread, which prohibited bakers from mixing ground peas and beans into bread dough. Ever since, it has been a cat and mouse game between the food industry and the public (fast forward to China 2008 – melamine in milk powder anybody?). In the US, food regulation dates back to early colonial times. Here is a brief overview of the last 150 years of government and industry food regulation: Continue reading

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