The Real Cost of Food Fraud

Food fraud has a long history in the United States. It began in 1883 at Purdue University. Dr. Harvey Washington Jr., a chemistry professor and lead chemist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, sought to crack down on food and beverage fraud.

How to Comply. FDA Issues Final 2020 Label Guidance.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced new guidance to help packaged food makers comply with the latest Nutrition Facts label guidelines.

What is Safe Food? Common Arguments Against GMOs

We all care about our food's safety, nutritional value, availability (or scarcity), and cost to us and the environment. Because of that, much of the food debate and its issues have shifted to rapidly evolving mediums, causing dialogue...

Who Owns the Supply Chain?

We all know that the supply chain doesn’t write checks, isn’t a chain, and is riddled with risks. Few, however, know that food makes up the most significant portion of the CPG supply chain. So, this unruly beast is vast. It’s global and speaks...

A New Day Dawns on Food Labels

The clock is ticking on the food and supplement labels we’ve known for decades. After countless delays and rule changes, the FDA has finally set a deadline for new and improved food labels.

Summertime and the Dressings (and Sauces) are Easy

The dressings and sauces market doesn’t get a lot of love. But it’s on the verge of breaking new ground as it muscles its way into the mainstream.

Congress Losing Patience with FDA Over Labels

Maybe it’s the Food and Drug Administration’s reluctance to commit to a deadline. Or perhaps it’s just a group of politicians who see an opportunity. Either way, Congress appears poised to make a move on nutrition labels.

FDA Offers New Guidance on Nutrition Facts

The endless debate over the Nutrition Facts label took an unexpected turn on March 1 when the Food and Drug Administration announced new guidance on a few of the redesigned labels’ finer points. The FDA weighed in on added sugars, fiber, and...