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USDA outlines three prong plan to detect and prevent fraud in organic

USDA outlines three prong plan to detect and prevent fraud in organic

By Elizabeth Crawford

The US Department of Agriculture has launched a comprehensive and aggressive three-prong approach to detect and prevent fraud in the organic industry, after the discovery last year that some imports from Eastern Europe were falsely labeled as organic,...

Organic stakeholders test pilot to root out fraud

Organic stakeholders test pilot to root out fraud

By Elizabeth Crawford

Starting next month, a small but diverse group of organic stakeholders from across the supply chain will test-drive a rigorous set of fraud prevention, detection and mitigation strategies that once fine-tuned will become subject to the annual inspection...

Impulse snack purchases are a common yet declining consumer habit, Euromonitor finds. ©GettyImages/Wavebreakmedia

SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO

Are impulse snack purchases under siege? Euromonitor explains

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Nearly 70% of in-store snack purchases are unplanned -- indicating that impulse snack shopping is a shared habit among most consumers, Euromonitor senior analyst Jared Koerten said at the Sweets & Snack Expo in Chicago yesterday.

The successful Got Milk? slogan has led to US dairy's new Got Jobs? campaign. The US dairy products industry supports nearly 3m workers and has an overall economic impact of more than $628bn.

US dairy plays on Got Milk? with Got Jobs? campaign

By Jim Cornall

Most Americans are aware of the successful Got Milk? slogan, and now the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC), the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) are collaborating to create the "Got Jobs?...

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