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Sargento attacks ‘implausible’ allegations in natural cheese lawsuit

Sargento defends 'natural cheese' claims

By Elaine WATSON

Courts should dismiss the ‘daisy-chained’ logic underpinning a new wave of ‘natural’ lawsuits looking beyond the ingredients list to factors such as animal feeding and rearing practices, says cheesemaker Sargento.

GMA: GMO labels should apply to highly refined oils, sweeteners

GMA: GMO labeling should apply to highly refined oils, sweeteners

By Elaine WATSON

If consumers are to believe that the food industry is serious about transparency, highly refined oils and sweeteners derived from GM crops must be included in the new bioengineered food standard (the federal GMO labeling law), even if they are indistinguishable...

General Mills hit with new natural lawsuit over xanthan gum

Is it safe to make 'natural' claims on products containing xanthan gum?

By Elaine WATSON

General Mills has been hit with a second putative class action lawsuit alleging that shoppers are being misled by ‘natural’ claims on Annie’s salad dressings containing xanthan gum – a widely used thickener and stabilizer produced via microbial fermentation.

Sen. Roberts outlines 3 must-haves for agriculture in 2018 Farm Bill

Sen. Roberts outlines three must-haves for agriculture in 2018 Farm Bill

By Elizabeth Crawford

As negotiations for the 2018 Farm Bill continue, legislators across the aisle need to work together to ensure “small differences do not get in the way of the larger goal” of passing a bill that will spur agricultural growth and ensure the competitive...

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