Judge to POM: Your Juice Can’t Cure Cancer, Stop Saying So

Judge to POM: Your Juice Can’t Cure Cancer, Stop Saying So

POM Wonderful, maker of pomegranate juices and products, has been ordered by a federal judge to stop its misleading marketing campaigns. POM’s health messages lead consumers to believe that pomegranate juice can treat, prevent or reduceĀ the risk of heart disease, … Continue reading

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Five Food Industry Tactics to Downplay Contribution to the Obesity Epidemic

Five Food Industry Tactics to Downplay Contribution to the Obesity Epidemic

To avoid public criticism and forestall government intervention, the food and beverage industry hopes that self-regulation is sufficient and also seeks to establish public-private partnerships. This reaction is common in industries under threat and can take helpful or harmful forms… … Continue reading

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Finally! The FDA Goes After Misleading Health Labels

Finally! The FDA Goes After Misleading Health Labels

Big news in nutrition labeling! The FDA has sentĀ  a WARNING LETTER to 17 food manufacturers notifying them that 22 of their food products violate the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. From yesterday’s FDA press release: The violations cited … Continue reading

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Pom Wonder…full of 17 Teaspoons of Sugar! [Inside the Label]

Pom Wonder…full of 17 Teaspoons of Sugar! [Inside the Label]

“POM Wonderful” is a juice that we enjoy on occasion because it tastes great. The tart and sweet flavor mix is an acquired taste, but served very cold it is just lovely. Perhaps, even wonderful. And you’ve got to love … Continue reading

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