"Natural" Foods: Inherently Confusing

Weaver, Allyson
March 2014
Journal of Corporation Law;Spring2014, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p657
Academic Journal
The article discusses the confusion that is associated with "natural" food labels in America, focusing on the rules and regulations which govern food labeling in the U.S., along with information on the nation's federal laws and the authority of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The use of the term "natural" in America's food industry is addressed, along with the U.S. Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the nation's Pure Food and Drugs Act, and a legal case involving Hormel Foods Corp.


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