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Disagreement on Labeling of Non-Traditional Sugar

USA - March 4 2021 Industry groups and the sugar industry have submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding potential labeling exemptions…

Washington Senate Proposes Statewide Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

USA - March 3 2021 Washington State Senators have introduced Senate Bill 5371 (SB 5371), which would impart a tax of $0.0175 per ounce on sugar-sweetened beverages that…

Sesame - the Ninth “Major Food Allergen”?

USA - March 2 2021 As our many of readers will know, food labels must declare the presence of an ingredient that is or that contains a protein from one of the “major…

$15 Million Settlement in Post Cereal Lawsuit

USA - March 1 2021 On February 24, 2021, a California federal judge tentatively approved a settlement over nutrition-related claims for breakfast cereal whereby Post…

NY Launches CBD Manufacturer & Retailer Licenses

USA - February 26 2021 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on February 22, 2021 that businesses seeking to operate as cannabinoid hemp processors, retailers, or…

Company Settles Case on Baking Process Claims

USA - February 25 2021 On February 16, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division granted final approval of a class action…

Court Agrees to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Hostess’ Carrot-less Carrot Cake Donut

USA - February 24 2021 On February 19, a California federal judge agreed to dismiss a proposed class action lawsuit that alleged Hostess Brands Inc. misled consumers into…

Wave of New Class-Action Lawsuits Against Baby Food Manufacturers

USA - February 23 2021 We have previously blogged about the fallout from a Congressional report on the level of heavy metals in baby foods, including class-action lawsuits…

FDA Warnings Against Supplements for Depression

USA - February 22 2021 FDA will evaluate claims and other information on a dietary supplement’s website to establish the product’s “intended use.” In general, a dietary…

Proposed Rule to Revise the Hazard Communication Standard

USA - February 22 2021 On February 16, 2021, OSHA issued a proposed rule to amend the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). The proposed rule would make several important…