The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry held a biotechnology hearing for the first time in 10 years Wednesday to discuss the future of food technology as the industry responds to increased demand, production challenges and consumers’ calls for a safe and transparent food supply.
Representatives from the U.S. dairy industry say it is “critical” that Congress solve the trade dispute over country-of-origin labeling (COOL) in order to block the progress of damaging new tariffs on dairy exports by Canada and Mexico.
FDA has issued a supplemental proposed rule that would make two minor changes to the Nutrition Facts label on food products: It would require declaration of the percent daily value (%DV) for added sugars and change the current footnote on the Nutrition Facts label.
Holten Meat Inc. of Sauget, IL has issued a recall for approximately 501,509 pounds of Extra Value Meats Quarter Pound Beef Patties products due to misbranding, according to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
The Weber Alpha compact top and bottom labeling system includes 2 mirrored label applicators (one above, one below) and a split conveyor system that allows applying multiple labels on various containers at the same time.