As the date approaches for US schools to submit nutritional
guidelines for food and beverage products sold on campus, a new
study reveals that principals and food service directors have
different perceptions on food policy.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may soon require food
companies to label the presence of insect-derived red color
additives cochineal extract or carmine, on the basis that these may
lead to severe allergic reactions.
The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has called for a national
action plan for organic food and farming to be included in the next
farm bill, something that could result in increased production of
When it comes to using litigation as a strategy to combat obesity,
food manufacturers should be most wary of lawsuits based on
consumer protection acts, according to a new report that examines
the application of tobacco litigation...
A lawsuit aimed at getting soft drinks firms out of US schools on
obesity grounds is now ready to go, says one of the leading lawyers
involved to BeverageDaily.com, as new research suggests
obesity litigation will become the next...
International retailing giant Ahold today announced that a US
federal court has granted approval for its $1.1 billion legal pay
out to shareholders, compensating them for an overstating of
profits two years ago.
Snack firm Frito Lay is to face a law suit for deceptively
marketing its 'Light' potato chip range in order to trick consumers
into believing the products do not contain the controversial fat
substitute olestra, said the...
US Manufacturers of products containing barley are allowed to claim
that they may help reduce the risk of heart disease, according to
the Food and Drug Administration, which has approved the health
claim for immediate use.
Consumers who suffer from food allergies are set to benefit from
new "plain English" allergen labeling rules, which also
provide food and beverage manufacturers with the opportunity to tap
into the growing "free-from"...