Food Labels

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What The Turkey Label Really Means

This Thanksgiving, Butterball turkeys will have a new label: American Humane Certified on all of its products. What does that mean?

11/04/2014

Gluten Free

Legally Defining Gluten Free

As of this past month, the FDA made regulations mandatory for all foods that label themselves gluten free.

09/09/2014

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‘Natural’ Food Label May Be Misleading

According the FDA, it is difficult to define a food product that is ‘natural’ because the food has probably been processed and is no longer the product of the earth.

05/19/2014

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FDA Planning To Make Several Changes To Food Labels

Reading food labels could soon be a lot easier.

01/26/2014

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‘Traffic Light’ Food Labeling Leads To Healthier Choices

Labeling choices by color, researchers found there was a 12% increase in the purchase of “green” or healthy foods and a 20% decrease in the purchase of “red” or unhealthy foods.

01/13/2014

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The Legalities Of Turkey Labeling

The USDA has guidelines on what the labels on the poultry you’re buying mean and they are important. Some terms you’ll see on the label sound good but mean nothing.

11/08/2013

Selling Expired Food

What does the law have to say about a retailer that sells a packaged food product long past its expiration date?

01/24/2013

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