Tuesday 20 February 2018

Food Labeling

‘Pink slime’? It’s up to schools, USDA says (*Updated*)

March 15, 2012 | 1 comment

Food Court and Food Court News reported last week on the brewing controversy over pink slime in school lunches. Today […]

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Lab Tests Find Carcinogen in Regular and Diet Coke and Pepsi

March 6, 2012 | 1 comment

The safety of soda is put into question by a new study. The Center for Science in the Public Interest […]

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USDA purchasing 7 million pounds of “Pink Slime” for School Lunches

March 6, 2012 | 3 comments

Food Court reported last month on McDonald’s announcement to longer use ammonia-treated “lean beef trimmings” known as “pink slime.” Although most fast […]

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Seafood Solutions Fined $1M For Labeling Frozen Catfish As Grouper

February 7, 2012 | No comments

The Associated Press is reporting on the sentencing of Seafood Solutions Inc. of Torrance California for mislabeling imported fish. Seafood […]

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“Pink Slime” a Matter of Safety or Unhealthy Adulteration?

January 30, 2012 | 6 comments

Multiple news outlets are reporting on McDonald’s announcement that it was no longer using the controversial ground beef additive known as “pink slime” […]

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What is Ractopamine? Dispute Over Drug in Feed Limiting US Meat Exports

January 26, 2012 | No comments

A new report for MSNBC by Helena Bottemiller  revealed ractopamine hydrochloride, a growth promoting drug, has become the focus of an […]

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FTC Permanently Stops Six Operators from Using Fake News Sites that Allegedly Deceived Consumers about Acai Berry Weight-Loss Products

January 25, 2012 | No comments

When considering health claims about a product the FDA often comes to mind. That Agency, however, is not alone in […]

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Lawsuit Alleges Frito-Lay’s GMO Snacks Aren’t “Natural”

January 2, 2012 | No comments

Back in August Food Court reported on a lawsuit brought against Con Agra’s Wesson cooking oil for its use of […]

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Australia OKs Laxative Agent as Wine Additive

December 7, 2011 | No comments

California Watch reported toay that the Australian government has given the nod to winemakers to begin using a chemical contained in laxatives. The chemical […]

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Federal Court in California Certifies Nutella Class

November 21, 2011 | 2 comments

Food Court reported back in February on the Nutella lawsuit (click here to read the earlier post). The suit is […]

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