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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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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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Dems Push for ‘Pink Slime’ Labeling Requirement

April 2, 2012 | No comments

The Hill reported late Friday on House Democrats introduction of new legislation that would require packages of meat to be […]

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Starbucks Beetle Extract Causes Controversy

March 29, 2012 | 1 comment

The web is full of stories this morning about a food coloring Starbucks uses in its strawberries-and-cream Frappuccinos. The Seattle […]

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‘Pink Slime’ Beef Manufacturer Suspends Production At 3 Of 4 Plants Amid Outcry

March 27, 2012 | No comments

Pink slime can’t seem to get out of the news. It began a month ago with a report that McDonald’s […]

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National Grocers Stop Buying “Pink Slime” Meat

March 22, 2012 | 1 comment

The Associated Press is reporting today that three national grocers will no longer buy ground beef that contains Lean Beef […]

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