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GMO labeling bill approved for Colorado ballot

Colorado voters to decide on GMO labeling

By Maggie Hennessy

A proposition seeking to label genetically modified foods will be on the November ballot in Colorado after supporters of the Right to Know Colorado initiative submitted nearly 125,000 valid signatures to the Colorado Secretary of State. 

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Special edition: Natural & Clean Label Trends

RD: ‘Natural’ claim tarnished, but still meaningful

By Maggie Hennessy

Despite the legal hot water in which many manufacturers and retailers have found themselves in recent months over “natural” and its growing list of synonyms, the term likely won’t disappear from food and beverage product labels any time soon, as consumers...

Columbia marketing professor Michelle Greenwald: “It’s interesting because there are some products where gluten-free is the primary point of differentiation—the package screams it, it’s even bigger than the organic seal. For others, it’s just one more little stamp alongside no trans fat, no carbs, etc.

What new gluten-free product launches, market analysis tell us

The gluten-free definition has been standardized; now what?

By Maggie Hennessy

Aug. 5 marked the deadline for manufacturers making voluntary gluten-free label claims to ensure they meet the FDA’s definition of a gluten-free food (less than 20 parts per million of gluten). And while gluten-free product launches have risen every year...

Nestlé also confirmed that it has commissioned an independent auditor, SGS, to carry out checks to ensure the new standards of animal welfare are met on its supplying farms.

Nestlé steps up commitment to farm animal welfare

By Nathan Gray

The world's largest food manufacturer, Nestlé, has pledged to improve the welfare of the farm animals in its supply chain after agreeing a new a partnership agreement with NGO World Animal Protection.

2011-12 takeover talks were a 'ruse to get access to Nirvana's confidential information' claims bottled water co.

Nestlé offered stores financial incentives to stop carrying rival's products, claims lawsuit

Nestlé Waters North America engaged in ‘deceptive, fraudulent and predatory behavior’ says Nirvana Inc in unfair competition lawsuit

By Elaine Watson

Nestlé Waters North America engaged in “deceptive, fraudulent and predatory behavior” in a bid to drive a small competitor out of business, alleges New York-based Nirvana Inc in a lawsuit accusing the world’s biggest bottled water company of illegal anti-competitive...

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