Labeling, marketing & advertising

GMO labels won’t affect supermarket prices, study says

GMO labels won’t affect supermarket prices, study says

By Maggie Hennessy

Requiring food manufacturers to label products containing ingredients from genetically engineered (GE) crops would not mean higher food prices for shoppers, according to an independent study released yesterday by the Just Label It coalition.

Startup debuts shelf stable meat replacement free of soy and gluten

Startup debuts shelf stable meat replacement free of soy and gluten

By Hank Schultz

A new entrant is set to stir up the long stagnant shelf stable meat replacement market. Neat Foods, a Lancaster, PA-based startup, will debut its line of vegan, gluten- and soy-free, non GMO meat replacements at the upcoming Expo East trade show in New...

When will FDA finalize guidance on whole grain labeling statements?

What should the criteria be for whole grain labeling statements?

By Elaine WATSON

In 2006, the FDA issued draft guidance  designed to ensure food manufacturers were all singing from the same hymn sheet when making whole grain labeling statements. Seven years later, we are still waiting for the finalized guidance, and comments to the...

Kicking aspartame? The rise and rise of PÜR Gum

Big interview: Jay Klein, founder & CEO, Action Candy Company (PÜR Gum)

Kicking aspartame? The rise and rise of PÜR Gum

By Elaine WATSON

You don’t launch a new brand in the gum category by calling the buyer at Walmart and asking nicely for some shelf-space at the checkout between Juicy Fruit and Trident, observes the founder of aspartame-free PÜR Gum. 

PepsiCo brand Naked Juice cuts ‘all natural’ claim after $9m US payout

ACTION WILL REIGNITE ROW OVER WHETHER FDA SHOULD BETTER DEFINE 'NATURAL'

PepsiCo brand Naked Juice cuts ‘all natural’ claim after $9m US payout

By Ben BOUCKLEY

PepsiCo brand Naked Juice will stop using ‘all natural’ to describe its products due to lack of detailed regulatory guidance around the word ‘natural’, after agreeing to settle a class action for $9m.

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