Feed Your Mind is a new outreach program that aims to increase consumer awareness and understanding of genetically engineered foods
May 22, 2020
GMO is a common term used by consumers to describe foods that have been created through genetic engineering. While GMOs have been available to consumers since the early 1990s and are a common part of today's food supply, research shows consumers have limited knowledge and understanding about what GMOs are, why they are used, and how they are made.
Research suggests 84% of consumers more likely to buy food products displaying REAL Eggs seal
February 21, 2020
As consumers continue to demand authenticity and transparency in the foods they buy, the American Egg Board (AEB) released new research showing the new Made with REAL Eggs® certification seal reinforces positive brand perceptions and encourages purchase.
Certification lets consumers know animals are raised outdoors on pasture in accordance with the highest animal welfare standards
December 31, 2019
Consumer Reports has rated Certified Animal Welfare Approved by AGW as the only "highly meaningful" label for farm animal welfare, outdoor access and sustainability--and the only animal welfare certification in which they have confidence.
ESHA unveils feature to assist food manufacturers with mandatory BE labeling compliance
June 27, 2019
This release adds extra functionality for labeling and packaging with the all-new “Attributes” feature. With the Attributes feature, Genesis R&D users can track bioengineered (BE) materials for accurate food product labeling and easier compliance.
IFIC survey shows links between package information and healthy purchases
January 29, 2019
According to the survey, conducted by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation and the American Heart Association, almost all Americans (95%) report that they always or sometimes look for healthy options when food shopping.
ESHA updates Genesis R&D Food Development & Labeling Software for 2016 FDA Nutrition Facts regulations
December 14, 2017
ESHA Research, the industry leader in nutrition analysis and regulatory compliance solutions, has completed a major update to its Genesis R&D Food Development and Labeling Software. The software incorporates even more features for complying with the new 2016 FDA Nutrition Facts Labeling regulations.
Mars Chocolate and Wrigley have committed more than $200 million to new product innovation and front-of-pack calorie labeling
May 15, 2017
In collaboration with the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) and other industry players including Nestle, Lindt, Ferrara Candy and Ferrero, these commitments are all centered on offering consumers more product choice and transparency.
Check out the May 2020 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on sweetener blends and sugar reduction, the increasing reliance on natural gums and fibers, new fruit and vegetable offerings, and much more.