The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service released a Salmonella Action Plan.
December 5, 2013
The Salmonella Action Plan outlines the steps FSIS will take to address the most pressing problem it faces -- Salmonella in meat and poultry products.Read More
Dr. Praeger’s Sensible Foods added three new seasonally inspired veggie pancakes: Roasted Corn, Root Vegetable and Zucchini & Carrot.
November 20, 2013
The offerings are not only limited in terms of time on the market (through November) but also in terms of where they may be found. Read More
Whether due to food safety concerns or a desire to abide by certain standards, the market for kosher and halal foods continues to grow.
November 11, 2013
The 16% of Americans who buy kosher products do so in an effort to maintain a halal diet, making it the fourth-most cited reason for buying kosher, behind the 55% of those who eat kosher for health and safety reasons, the 38% who are vegetarians and 35% who simply like the taste or flavor.Read More
The FDA has taken the first steps toward eliminating the artery-clogging substance.
November 8, 2013
Products containing trans fats are already increasingly hard to find in grocery stores and restaurant menus amid widespread agreement about the risks they pose to public health.Read More
People in the U.S. want labels on food products that use nanotechnology -- whether the nanotechnology is in the food or is used in food packaging.
October 29, 2013
Study participants were particularly supportive of labeling for products in which nanotechnology had been added to the food, itself.Read More
The Food and Drug Administration proposed rules that would govern the production of pet food and farm animal feed for the first time.
October 25, 2013
The regulation would help prevent food-borne illness in both animals and people, officials at the agency said.Read More
The Turkish Standards Institution (TSE) announced plans to begin issuing halal food certificates in Europe.
October 11, 2013
The move is to address growing demands by Muslim-Turkish consumers in Europe.Read More
WhiteWave Foods announced that all products in its portfolio containing palm oil are now sourced according to rules set by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).
September 26, 2013
Palm oil currently is used in a variety of liquid creamer products.Read More
ConAgra Foods Inc. praised the FDA for approving its petition for a qualified health claim that links whole grain consumption to a reduced risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
September 25, 2013
As a result of this approval, food manufacturers will now be able to communicate that whole grains and whole grain-containing foods which meet certain nutrient requirements outlined by the FDA may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.Read More
Reed’s Inc. will start labeling all of its products as GMO-free.
September 25, 2013
While all of Reed’s products are currently non-GMO, the label changes will progressively appear over the course of the next year on Reed’s Ginger Brew, Virgil’s Root Beer and Reed’s Culture Club Kombucha.Read More