Tag Archives: Labeling

The Center for Food Safety Pushes AMS to Finalize BE Labeling Rule; Sues Seeking to Force AMS to Act

By Riëtte van Laack — As readers of this blog know, the Agricultural Marketing Service of the USDA (AMS) is mandated to implement the 2016 National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (“NBFDS” or the “Standard”). Congress set a time line for … Continue reading

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Labeling GMOs

After months of public input and deliberation, the USDA has released their proposal for labels on genetically modified foods. The proposed guidelines are open for public comment until July 3rd, and would go into effect in 2020. What is on … Continue reading

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Deportation by Any Means Necessary: How Immigration Officials Are Labeling Immigrant Youth as Gang Members

President Trump has painted with a broad brush immigrants from El Salvador as MS-13 members (and Mexicans as criminals). This report from the Immigrant Legal Resource Center details findings from a national survey of legal practitioners concerning the increased use… … Continue reading

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The Food Labeling Modernization Act Is Back Again…

By Riëtte van Laack — On April 2, Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. introduced the Food Labeling Modernization Act (FLMA) of 2018, an updated version of the FLMA of 2015. As we previously reported, the FLMA of 2015 was an updated … Continue reading

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French NGO Claims Many Manufacturers Fail to Comply with Nano Labeling Requirement

UFC-Que Choisir, a French non-governmental organization (NGO), announced on January 23, 2018, that it filed complaints against nine manufacturers of food and cosmetic products for failure to comply with the requirement to report the presence of nanomaterials on the product … Continue reading

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