Food labeling and marketing

CA plaintiff Thamar Santisteban Cortina would not have purchased Pepsi/Malta Goya beverages 'if she knew they contained a substance known to be a carcinogen'

PepsiCo and Goya Foods targeted in lawsuit over 4-MEI

By Elaine WATSON

First the report, now the class action lawsuits: PepsiCo and Goya Foods - who were both cited in a recent report from product testing firm Consumer Reports about allegedly “concerning” 4-MEI levels in soft drinks - have been targeted in lawsuits filed...

“We found that, when we explained—what FTB is, how it produced and what the value is—consumers have no issues with the USDA-approved product or process,

Cargill rolls out finely textured beef labels

By Maggie Hennessy

Citing increased consumer and retailer demand for transparency, Cargill rolled out labels on all consumer and bulk ground beef products containing finely textured beef (FTB) starting Jan. 20, 2014. The label “Contains Finely Textured Beef” is printed...

Beyond meat substitutes: What’s hot in vegetarian food?

Special Edition: Plant-based diets

Beyond meat substitutes: What’s hot in vegetarian food?

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Vegetarians aren’t necessarily looking for alternative proteins or meat analogues, and makers of meat-free meals are embracing a range of trendy flavours and ingredients, says Classic Cuisine’s new product development manager Paul Hunt.

Beyond the Big Mac reference, VIRUN CEO Philip Bromley is a passionate advocate of natural, functional and healthy beverages

'Marketing can and should be science-driven and scientists are great marketers': VIRUN CEO

'Loving my life…like a Big Mac after a 12 mile hike!'

By Ben BOUCKLEY

BeverageDaily.com Personality of the Year 2013, VIRUN CEO Philip Bromley, reveals his lust for life and how soft drinks can combine ‘want with need’ to kick start the category, in the first part of an exclusive interview.

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Caramel colors under fire again: Is there a safe level of 4-MeI?

By Elaine WATSON

The FDA says it has “no reason to believe” that 4-MeI - an impurity generated during the manufacture of caramel colors III and IV - poses a health risk at current dosage levels, but says it is reviewing new data to determine whether it needs to revise...

Should booze come with a Nutrition Facts panel?

Should booze come with a Nutrition Facts panel?

By Elaine WATSON

We all know that too much alcohol can make you drunk, but it can also make you fat, say consumer groups who argue that bottles of beer, wine and spirits should come with a Nutrition Facts panel that clearly states how many calories they contain per serving.

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