NFU: ‘Product of the U.S.A.’ label should be only for U.S. beef

· August 22, 2018

The nation’s second largest general farm organization says U.S. beef producers are at a serious disadvantage by the current “Product of the U.S.A” label and those standards need to be changed immediately. National Farmers Union (NFU) recently wrote to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) in support of a petition by the Organization for […]

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Dairy farmers urge FDA to include dairy in ‘healthy’ foods label

· July 27, 2018

As the FDA considers a new “healthy” foods label, dairy foods and drinks should be an integral part of the new federal effort, says Edge Dairy Farmers Cooperative. The Nutrition Innovation Strategy should address the mislabeling of nondairy products, allow product innovation in dairy foods and include dairy if the agency pursues a new designation […]

FDA to crack down on plant-based dairy labeling

· July 18, 2018

The dairy industry is applauding comments by the FDA Commissioner Tuesday that indicate his agency will soon get tougher on plant-based dairy labeling. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told an audience at a Politico Pro Summit on Tuesday in Washington that his agency will soon begin enforcing regulations that define milk as an animal product, not […]

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