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Gluten-free labeling regulations go into effect

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As of Tuesday, foods bearing a “gluten-free” label must fall in line with national regulations that stipulate what is, and is not considered a gluten-free food.


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FSA publishes food allergen labeling guidance

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The UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) issued a technical guidance to help small and medium-sized businesses comply with a new rule on allergen labeling information that will take effect later this year.


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Sugar Association submits comments to FDA opposing ‘added sugar’ labeling

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In response to FDA’s proposed rule, Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels, the Sugar Association has filed comments asking the governing agency to withdraw its “added sugars” labeling proposal.


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Court upholds COOL law; AMI disappointed with ruling

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To the frustration of some in the meat industry, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Colombia Circuit issued a decision Tuesday on the country-of-origin labeling law, or COOL law, saying it did not violate free speech.


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Coalition says Oregon’s GMO labeling law would cause confusion, raise prices

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After Oregon approved placing a genetically modified organism (GMO) labeling law on the November ballot, the Coalition for Safe and Affordable Food says the initiative would cause confusion and raise prices at the grocery store.


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Canada seeks input on food label changes

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In response to recent easy-to-read food label changes that aim to help Canadians make healthier decisions, country officials launched a series of consultations to gather feedback on the new labels.


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Reduced sugar and salt top consumer food priorities

IFT panel focused on consumer preferences for new products that promote better health
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More than 50 percent of consumers desire products with less salt or sugar.


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Legal counsel to the food industry reacts to Coke/POM Wonderful ruling

The US Supreme Court held that the FDCA and Lanham Act are complementary with respect to misleading food labels
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The US Supreme Court held that the FDCA and Lanham Act are complementary with respect to misleading food labels.


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Group seeks to block EU from granting exclusive use of ‘havarti’

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The Consortium for Common Food Names is urging the European Union to deny a geographical indication (GI) proposal that would give Denmark exclusive use to the term “havarti.”


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Coalition urges Congress to prevent Country of Origin Labeling rule

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A coalition of US food, agriculture and manufacturing industries are asking legislative leaders in the House and Senate Agriculture Committees to suspend the US Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) rule if the World Trade Organization (WTO) finds it noncompliant with US trade obligations.


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