In an effort to increase awareness of celiac disease, the Canadian government has approved “gluten-free” claims on specialty produced oats and foods containing these oats. This labeling change marks new opportunities for food processors and oat growers.
With many processors relying on the use of many generic cheese names, the dairy industry was quick to applaud US representatives for holding a key international meeting discussing the fight against treaty changes that could impair the ability of companies worldwide to use generic food names in export markets.
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The US House Agricultural Committee approved a bipartisan bill that would repeal the country of origin labeling requirements for beef, pork and chicken by a vote of 38-6 Wednesday—two days after the World Trade Organization (WTO) rejected the US appeal of the law ruling it discriminates against Canadian and Mexican livestock.
Baby food producer Beech-Nut Nutrition Company announced it has now listed the percentage of each ingredient for all of its jars and pouches on its website and staking claim as the first US baby food company to provide this information.