News On Nutritional Labeling from the United States
Sustainable Food Policy Alliance to drive progress in US Policies on Food and Farming
July 12, 2018Four of the largest food companies in the United States have launched the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance, a new organization focused on driving progress in public policies that shape what people eat and how it impacts their health, communities, and the planet.
Una papa transgénica “dorada” podría reducir la desnutrición
November 09, 2017Investigadores de la Universidad de Ohio experimentan con una papa que podría llegar a prevenir muertes y enfermedades. Sobre todo en aquellos países en donde la gente depende del almidón del tubérculo para el sustento.
Schmieding Produce Launches New 100 Calorie - Skinny Potato
January 30, 2017Schmieding Produce Launches New 100 Calorie - Skinny Potato: Potatoes are sorted in such a way, that each potato has roughly a calorie content of 100 Calories
Food Labeling: FDA is redefining the food claim 'healthy'
September 29, 2016The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it has started a public process to redefine the “healthy” nutrient content claim for food labeling.
GMO Labeling Compromise ready for US Senate to consider
June 25, 2016A landmark Senate agreement on national disclosure standards for genetically engineered foods would allow companies to disclose GMO ingredients through digital codes rather than on-package langcode or symbols.
Cargill offers label-friendly alternatives for monoglycerides
February 09, 2016Cargill Texturizing Solutions is offering manufacturers a successful replacement for monoglycerides, which are sometimes made from PHO
“Gluten-Free” defined by US Food and Drug Administration
August 02, 2013The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today published a new regulation defining the term "gluten-free"for voluntary food labeling. This will provide a uniform standard definition to help the up to 3 million Americans who have celiac disease.
Health and Nutrition claims on new food products increasing
March 19, 2013A U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (USDA ERS) study shows that 43% of new food products in 2010 carried at least one health- and nutrition-related claim, compared to 25% of new products in 2001.
Recall: MikeSell's Honey BBQ Potato Chips, incorrectly labeled 'gluten free'.
March 11, 2013Mikesell’s Snack Food Company is recalling all sizes of its Honey Barbecue Potato Chips due to mislabeling of gluten free claim.