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Nutritionists Demand FDA Crack Down on Misleading Food Labels
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October 30, 2018
The nation's largest organization of nutritionists wants the FDA to more closely regulate the use of words and pictures that…
fda to reveal a new definition of healthy
September 28, 2016
The FDA is working on a new definition of healthy, with consumer input, to help keep food packaging in line…
If It's Mainstream, It's Not Artisan: Food Marketers Hijack Another Claim
January 7, 2016
Artisan is the latest word to be co-opted by big food marketers. The only problem is factory-made food is literally…
New York City Institutes Warning Labels on High Sodium Foods in Chain Restaurants
September 14, 2015
New York City now requires chain restaurants post warning labels next to high sodium foods on the menu.
Bill to Block State GMO Labeling Laws Set to Move Through the House
May 8, 2015
A federal law that would oppose and override state GMO labeling laws is set to move in house this summer.
April 14, 2015
If you're confused by organic and non-GMO food labels, you're not alone. A group of California farmers hopes to change…
Healthy recipes are fun to make: like vegan lasagna.
January 9, 2015
This week's From Our Friends has a link to a hearty vegan recipe, an article about stretch marks, and more.
October 29, 2014
Nutrition facts and claims on front-of-package labeling can be confusing and dangerous to consumers, says the World Health Organization.
BPA Back on California's Prop 65 List of Reproductive Hazards
August 20, 2014
There are more food additives than the FDA can regulate or even know about in a timely manner.
July 30, 2014
What is the future of French food? New regulation has French restaurants forced to mark whether their dishes are made…