Nutrition labelling tidbits
- Ready for the new labelling legislation? Radford, Llior // Grocer;6/21/2014, Vol. 237 Issue 8160, p22
The author argues on consumers' understanding of the changes to food labeling regulation in Great Britain that will take effect in December 2014.
- Vital ingredient. Warnock, Owen; Matthews, Richard // Lawyer;3/27/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p25
The article reports on the criminal liabilities involved in incorrect labeling of food, drugs and other consumer products which are causes of product recalls, specifically relevant to allergy-related labeling. In November 2005, it became a criminal offense to sell prepackaged products without...
- Homegrown foods: Australian minister calls for supermarket imports overhaul. // MarketWatch: Food;Sep2005, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p18
The article reports that Australia's federal agriculture minister has stated that he will call an emergency meeting of the country's food regulation council to push for greater cooperation and tougher labeling laws to tackle global competition and protect local producers. A food labeling...
- Labeling Bill Calls For Greater Accuracy. // Supermarket News Expert Blog;9/20/2013, p3
The article reports that a legislative bill called the Food Labeling Modernization Act of 2013 introduced in the U.S. is aimed at creating a standard nutrition labeling system to improve the accuracy of product information.
- Authorized Health Claims Pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006: The Difficulty of Producer-Consumer Communication. Vaqué, Luis González // European Food & Feed Law Review;2014, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p2
The article discusses the difficulty faced by consumers in understanding health claims on the labels of food products. Consumers desire for better information on labels and are interested in clear and comprehensive, standardised and authoritative information. The Guidance on the implementation...
- GMOs: The fight to label foods. SPANGLER, HOLLY // Missouri Ruralist;Jul2014, Vol. 154 Issue 7, p22
The article discusses the different legislation or ballot initiatives calling for a label on food products made of genetically modified organism (GMO). Topics covered include the proposed New York labeling law that would lead to higher food costs, how a concerted effort to enforce a...
- Romania: Additional Measures proposed for Food Labelling. Ratescu, Ioana // European Food & Feed Law Review;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p130
The article reports that a draft law regarding the adoption of new additional measures on food labeling was submitted for debate before the Romanian Parliament on December 13, 2010. The author states that it proposes a food coding system which would facilitate the consumers' choice of healthy...
- Whetever it is, keep it simple. Joppen, Lucien // Food Engineering & Ingredients;Jun2005, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p30
Discusses changes that might have to be made to Europe's system of voluntary nutritional labeling. Expected legislative proposal on mandatory nutritional labeling from the European Commission by 2006; European Consumers Organisation (BEUC) and the European Heart Network's (EHN) advocacy of...
- Keep meat labeling law for consumer protection. Stotts, James // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);1/1/2014, Vol. 141 Issue 1, p6A
A letter to the editor is presented which discusses the opposition of the U.S. congressmen on the implementation of the Country of Original Labeling (COOL) law, which is considered as a key tool that will prevent consumers from relying to imported food.