GMO Labeling in California – Take 2

GMO Labeling in California – Take 2

California is not giving up. After a narrow defeat of Proposition 37 in late 2012, California State Senator Noreen Evans (D – District 2) is introducing a new bill that will hopefully pass.  In order to attract wide support, the … Continue reading

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Why is Coca Cola Being Sued This Time?

Why is Coca Cola Being Sued This Time?

The last few years have been good for lawyers looking to make some money from class action lawsuits against the food industry. Hey, it’s the American way! The FDA’s lack of definition for the word natural is an opportunity that … Continue reading

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Labeling Works! Trans Fat Consumption Down 75% in 10 Years

Labeling Works! Trans Fat Consumption Down 75% in 10 Years

In 2006, federal labeling regulations went into effect that demanded the labeling of trans-fats content on product nutrition labels. Many food manufacturers responded by changing their product formulations to remove the partially hydrogenated oils responsible for the trans-fats in our … Continue reading

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What is “Natural” Food?

What is “Natural” Food?

One in four new products launched in 2010 had a label claiming it was “Natural”. But did you know that there is no regulatory definition for “Natural” foods? While there are strict standards for Organic labeling, it’s pretty much a … Continue reading

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More Health Claims on Food Packages

More Health Claims on Food Packages

From Food Navigator:   The health and wellness trend in food is expected to endure tough economic times but there is a danger that food manufacturers could over medicalize their products, according to a research specialist. Consumers are being more … Continue reading

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