WCMA Calls for Quick Action on Truth-in-Dairy Labeling Bills

“It’s critical that consumers understand exactly what they’re buying, and offering to their families,” said John Umhoefer, WCMA Executive Director. “While these soy- and nut-based products may try to mimic milk, they cannot deliver the same nutritional benefits.”

New Study Finds Consumers With Food Allergy Are Largely Unaware of U.S. Allergen Labeling Policies, Highlights Need for Precautionary Allergen Labeling

FARE, in collaboration with the Center for Food Allergy & Asthma Research (CFAAR) at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, published a study in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice highlighting that consumers with food allergy are largely unaware of current allergen labeling practices in the United States and that they purchase food products with certain allergen statements more often than others, despite the fact that none of these statements are regulated.

Lone Peak Labeling Systems Introduces New Solutions

January 25, 2021 Lone Peak Labeling Systems

The “Labeler” makes it easy to provide consumers with the info they desire. This includes Allergen info, Nutritional info, Cooking Instructions, and other attributes (like organic, gluten free, grass fed, etc.).

FDA Issues Uniform Compliance Date for Final Food Labeling Regulations

January 4, 2021 FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that January 1, 2024, will be the uniform compliance date for final food labeling regulations that are issued in calendar years 2021 and 2022. This action does not change existing requirements for compliance dates contained in final rules published before January 1, 2021.

Tofurky Maker Sues Louisiana Over Meat Substitute Labeling Law

October 13, 2020 Brendan Pierson, Reuters

The maker of Tofurky meat substitute products has filed a lawsuit challenging a Louisiana banning food producers from marketing plant-based products with words traditionally associated with meat, like burger or sausage.