We need a formal definition of ‘natural’ to ensure it is used more consistently in food labeling and marketing– and the FDA should provide it - according to the results of the latest FoodNavigator-USA/NutraIngredients-USA poll.
Food advertising to children is a “perfect example of a topic that is wholly inappropriate for government regulation”, according to the vice president of the Children's Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative (CFBAI).
A new report by a leading US research organisation has criticised leading soft drinks producers such as PepsiCo, Coke and Dr Pepper for aggressively marketing high sugar products to children and teens.
Non-profit consumer group Citizens for Health is the latest organization to oppose the Corn Refiners Association’s petition to allow ‘corn sugar’ as an alternative label declaration for high fructose corn syrup (HFCS).
A Chicago district court has dismissed a complaint alleging that General Mills and Kellogg Company should have specified on-pack that their Fiber One, Fiber Plus and other bars contained “processed” fiber.
Consumer groups have filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against PepsiCo and its subsidiary Frito-Lay, claiming that it uses deceptive and unfair marketing techniques to attract teenage customers.
The Institute of Medicine’s (IOM’s) proposed front-of-pack (FOP) labeling scheme is a positive step forward, but "needs much more work”, according to supporters of one leading FOP scheme already up and running in the marketplace.
A co-ordinated industry-led effort to produce a working definition of the term ‘natural’ on food packaging would help firms navigate one of the most contentious areas of food marketing, according to one labeling expert.
Front-of-pack (FOP) labeling schemes should “move away from systems that mostly provide nutrition information without clear guidance about healthfulness and toward one that encourages healthier food choices”, according to a high-profile report from the...
Results of a high-profile study into front-of-pack (FOP) food labeling schemes conducted by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) will be published on Thursday (Oct 20), three weeks after food manufacturers announced the national rollout of an industry-driven...