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Food Labeling

Are Food Labels Really Necessary?

Susan Yager | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Yager

There is much to be said for knowledge and the ability to make educated choices. But the bottom line is that we are better off respecting our food than analyzing it.

Govt. Slaps Kellogg For Unproven Health Claims On Cereal -- Again

WalletPop | Mitch Lipka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When it comes to claims about its cereals, Kellogg should just stick with "Snap, crackle and pop." The food maker has yet again run afoul of the feder...

FDA Could Take Foods Over Shelves Over Inaccurate Labeling

Mother Nature Network | Robin Shreeves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Seventeen food manufacturers, including a few that produce organic products, have been issued warning letters by the FDA about their front-of-package ...

"Smart Choices" Food Labeling Program Halts Over FDA Concern

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(AP) PORTLAND, Ore. - A food industry group is voluntarily halting promotion of its nutrition labeling program after federal regulators said such syst...

How to Make Smart Food Choices When You're Confused And Overwhelmed

Joshua Rosenthal | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joshua Rosenthal

The supermarket can be a daunting place. Aisles upon aisles of choices, how can anyone make up their mind? Here are a couple tips for making "truly smart food" choices in the supermarket.

10 Things the FDA Can Do to Improve Nutrition Labeling

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hemi Weingarten

Wouldn't it be nice if the FDA cleaned up the mess originally created when it brought us the nutrition facts label as we know it today?

What We Can Learn About Food Labeling From Europe

The Atlantic Food Channel | By Marion Nestle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The GM industry (translation: Monsanto) has opposed labeling from the very beginning, no doubt because of fears that people will reject GM foods. ...