FOLLOWING 2 YR. DELIBERATION: USDA SETS NATL. STANDARDS ON ORGANIC FOOD LABELING
- Why "Natural" Labels Don't Necessarily Mean "Healthy". // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Aug2008, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p4
The article offers clarifications concerning the use of the term "natural" in new food packaging in the U.S. It states that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not established a clear definition for the term "natural" despite its popularity in the food trade. Moreover, it stresses...
- What on Earth does 'organic' mean? Stine, Alison // Athens News;6/26/2014, p14
The article offers information on organic food and the regulations set by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for organic labeling system. Topics include the use of pest control by organic farmers such as traps and netting while non-organic farmers use fertilizers and herbicides, the...
- ...and solve the mysteries of meat. // Consumer Reports on Health;Jul97, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p82
Focuses on how the United States Department of Agriculture terms different types of meats available there. Terminology of lean, extra lean and natural meats, among others.
- USDA-approved safe handling labels... // Prepared Foods;Oct94, Vol. 163 Issue 11, p119
Reports on the availability of the safe handling labels approved by the United States Department of Agriculture in English and Spanish language versions. American Meat Institute's provision of a camera-ready form of the labels.
- US labels for mechanically-tenderised beef delayed. Best, Dean // Aroq - Just-Food.com (Global News);1/11/2015, p1
A reprint of the article "US labels for mechanically-tenderised beef delayed" by Dean Best, which appeared in the online resource' January 8, 2015 issue, is presented.
- Meat safety labels now voluntary. // Environmental Nutrition;Nov93, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p3
Reports on the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) requirement for safe handling instructions on raw meat. Injunction from a federal judge in Georgia preventing the USDA from implementing its policy; Optional labeling while the case is pending.
- USDA issues guidelines for interim voluntary country-of-origin labeling. // Refrigerated Transporter;Nov2002, Vol. 39 Issue 18, p9
Reports on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) issuance of interim voluntary country-of-origin labeling guidelines for certain commodities as required in the 2002 Farm Bill. Inclusion of frozen fruits and vegetables in the agency's definition of 'covered commodity'; Response of the...
- Make the Most of the New Meat Labeling Law. ENIS, MATTHEW // SN: Supermarket News;11/28/2011, Vol. 59 Issue 48, p10
The author discusses the decision of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to delay a rule which mandates nutritional labeling on poultry and meat packages until March 1, 2012.
- UPDATE: SunOpta confirms USDA GMO-free verification. Askew, Katy // Aroq - Just-Food.com (Global News);5/21/2015, p1
A reprint of the article "UPDATE: SunOpta confirms USDA GMO-free verification" by Katy Askew, which appeared in the online resource' May 18, 2015 issue, is presented.