Monday 22 January 2018

Other Food News

Marijuana, THC, and the US FDA – What Does Increasing Legalization Mean for Food, Drugs, and Dietary Supplements?

January 6, 2014 | No comments

Colorado made headlines this past week when its decriminalization of marijuana went into effect. Since that time an increasing number […]

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Two New Studies Debunk Benefits of Multivitamins; What is the Impact on Industry?

December 17, 2013 | No comments

Two studies released on Monday gained national headlines for their findings on the effectiveness of multivitamins.  The two studies found […]

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FDA Explores Impact of Arsenic in Rice; Levels Too Low for Short Term Risk

September 6, 2013 | No comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the results of its study of  1,300 samples of rice and rice products […]

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FDA Proposes New Study on Fortified Foods; Agency Concerned Industry Misleading Consumers

August 28, 2013 | No comments

The US  Food and Drug Administration (FDA) submitted to the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the required […]

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Anonymous FDA Official: “70% of supplements companies violate agency rules”; Number Likely Inflated

August 21, 2013 | No comments

A jarring headline this morning out of Long Island. Newsday (sub. required), a regional newspaper, quotes a US Food and Drug […]

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Labeling Error Results in Prison Serving Pet Food

August 21, 2012 | No comments

Several media outlets are reporting on a settlement agreement reached with the DOJ and USDA in what may be one of […]

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Peanut Butter and Other High-Fat Foods Found to Contain Fire Retardants

June 1, 2012 | No comments

In a new study of popular, high-fat, products purchased from grocery stores in Dallas, Texas, researchers found that nearly half of the […]

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Radioactive Bluefin Tuna

May 29, 2012 | No comments

Marine ecologists from Stanford University on Monday published a paper saying they found elevated levels of radioactive cesium in Pacific bluefin […]

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Fruit Roll-Ups Lawsuit Over ‘Real Fruit’ Claims Goes Forward

May 17, 2012 | No comments

The past two years label lawsuits, particularly in California, have exploded. Not only in the number of label lawsuits being […]

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Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division Targets Restaurants in LA, San Francisco, and Portland OR

April 19, 2012 | No comments

The US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division announced in three separate press releases a new initiative to target the restaurant industry in Los Angeles, San […]

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