Kosher Certification: A Model of Reliable Food Label Regulation

Kosher Certification: A Model of Reliable Food Label Regulation

This is a guest post from Timothy D. Lytton, Professor of Law at Albany Law School and author of Kosher: Private Regulation in the Age of Industrial Food. An endless parade of new food labels that misrepresent processed foods high in fat … Continue reading

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Did You Know? The FDA Hasn’t Got the Right to Recall Poison Food!

Did You Know? The FDA Hasn’t Got the Right to Recall Poison Food!

That’s right! The FDA doesn’t have the legal power to require companies to recall their tainted products. How’s that for a food safety loophole? Companies that discover a food safety issue in their products may voluntarily recall them and issue … Continue reading

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Nestlé “Juicy Juice” Slammed By FDA for Misleading Consumers [Inside the Label]

Nestlé “Juicy Juice” Slammed By FDA for Misleading Consumers [Inside the Label]

Earlier this Month, the FDA sent a Warning Letter to Nestle USA regarding three Juicy Juice products: Juicy Juice Brain Development Fruit Juice Beverage (Apple), Juicy Juice All-Natural 100% Juice Orange Tangerine, and Juicy Juice All-Natural 100% Juice Grape. Here’s … Continue reading

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Should There be a “Local” Label for Foods?

Should There be a “Local” Label for Foods?

Organic food gets a nice seal of approval from the USDA that we can all see on the package. And meats imported from abroad must be labeled with their country of origin. (COOL Legislation). But some markings on foods are … Continue reading

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