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In a close vote, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved placing a two-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages on the ballot for the upcoming November election, according to the Associated Press.
Three members of Congress, US Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA), US Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA) and US Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), are calling for a ban of Bisphenol A (BPA) and other toxic chemicals that can be found in food packaging.
In what would likely be one of the toughest tests for the industry, the city of Berkeley, CA has authorized a soda tax to be put on the ballot in November.
Federal legislation to provide uniform information to consumers of on the quality and safety of bottled water was introduced this week by US Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-NC and US Rep. Jim Matheson, D-UT.
In an effort to improve its food safety practices, Chinese officials are pledging to keep and publish better records of food companies’ conduct.
Four food industry organizations are challenging Vermont’s new law that requires mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.
In a letter mailed to Congress Tuesday, CEOs from some of the nation’s top businesses and food manufacturers pressed the legislative body to fix the immigration system so it can work for their businesses and communities.
The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) applauded President Barack Obama for signing the Water Resources Reform and Development Act into law.
A new study out of Cornell University is suggesting consumers in New York will be out of pocket an average of $500 a year if the state passes legislation requiring the labeling of GMO ingredients on food.