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

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

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

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

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’

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

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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Beer companies pop the top on their ingredients

The nation’s leading beer manufacturers are changing policy and twisting the lid off ingredients used to brew some of the country’s most popular beverages.


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EPA mandates new labels to protect bees

As pollinator week begins, the Environmental Protection Agency is announcing changes to some pesticide labels in an attempt to mitigate the impact they have on a dwindling bee population.


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Lawsuit filed against Vermont GMO labeling law

Four food industry organizations are challenging Vermont’s new law that requires mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.


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New York GMO labeling bill moves closer to vote

A New York bill that requires foods containing genetically modified organisms to be labeled, received a stamp of approval from the State Assembly’s Committee on Codes this week, according to state news agencies.


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