Inconsistencies in information provided by McDonald's over the
allergen content of its French fries have resulted in the fast food
giant facing a public relations nightmare together with possibly
A US industry body has commended the WTO's ruling that the EU and
six member states broke trade rules by barring entry to GM crops
and foods, something that has had a significant impact on the
nation's food industry.
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.