Legal Challenges to Big Ag, the USDA, and the FDA

Lawsuits are flying around the food world these days! Do lawsuits like these work? Sometimes!
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FDA Action: Food Dyes and Hyperactivity?

The use of artificial enhancements is relatively recent. In the 1800s, American food manufacturers began doctoring their wares with toxic pigments made from lead and copper. Today, while food dyes come from a wide range of sources, many artificial dyes are petroleum-based. Why degrade the nutrient value of our food with over processing and artificial colors and flavors? Natural colors are much more than visually attractive, they provide nutritive value too.
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Food/Beverage Industry Announces “Front-of-Pack” Labeling Initiative

America’s leading food and beverage manufacturers and retailers joined forces and announced their commitment to develop a new Front-of-Package (FOP) nutrition labeling system. The FDA wants to provide standardized, science-based criteria on which FOP nutrition labeling must be based. Where will the two meet?
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