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Retailer Whole Foods to Require GMO Labeling

At the 30th annual Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA, Whole Foods Market announced that it will require products containing genetically modified ingredients and sold in its U.S. and Canadian stores to be labeled as containing such ingredients by 2018. Whole Foods is requiring GMO labeling in response to its belief that consumers have […]

New York Ban on Sugary Drinks Struck Down

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg did not get his way this week.  In a scathing opinion, Justice Milton Tingling of the New York Supreme Court struck down the Mayor’s ban on the sale of “sugary drinks” in containers larger than 16 ounces at restaurants, theaters, and food carts. Mayor Bloomberg pushed the ban’s enactment […]

CMS Proposes Exclusive Niche for RDs in Medical Nutrition Therapy

On February 7, 2013, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register, 78 Fed. Reg. 9216 (Feb. 7, 2013).  Buried in that rule is a proposed revision to Section 482.28 of 42 CFR Part 482 concerning Food and Dietetic Services.  At present, that rule requires a therapeutic […]

FDA Requests Comments on Petition to Allow Aspartame in Milk

In 2009, the International Dairy Foods Association (“IDFA”) and the National Milk Producers Federation (“NMPF”) jointly submitted a petition to FDA requesting that the agency amend standard of identity regulations to allow the use of “any safe and suitable” sweetener in optional characterizing flavoring ingredients added to milk (e.g., chocolate flavoring added to milk) and […]


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