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Raising “Cane” in Labeling Claims

Class action plaintiffs again allege that the labeling on Chobani’s Greek yogurt violates FDA regulations and misleads consumers, even though a federal court in California dismissed a similar labeling class action earlier this year.  The New York complaint filed in

Posted in "All Natural", Class Action, Evaporated Sugar Cane, False Advertising, Food and Drug Administration, Food Drug and Cosmetic Act, Food Manufacturer, Labeling Claims, Preemption, Sugar Substitutes

“All Natural” Food Labeling Claims Trending in California

New Year’s resolutions may already be waning but consumers continue to purchase foods and beverages bearing the “All Natural” labels in an effort to eat healthier.  The only food trend hotter than buying “Natural” foods and beverages is suing the

Posted in "All Natural", California, Class Action, Class Certification, False Advertising, Food and Drug Administration, Food Manufacturer, Genetically Modified Organism, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Labeling Claims, Standing, Sugar Substitutes

UPDATE: FDA Says No To “Corn Sugar”

On May 30th, the Food and Drug Administration issued a ruling denying the Corn Refiners Association’s (CRA) September 14, 2010 petition to authorize the use of “corn sugar” as an alternate optional name for high fructose corn syrup (HCFS).  The

Posted in Labeling Claims, Sugar Substitutes

Sugar Substitutes: Trade Groups, Member Companies Litigate The Right To Call Themselves Sweet As Sugar By Any Other Name

THE SCOOP American food producers never seem to sour when it comes to pursuing consumer market share.  The United States is the world’s largest consumer and manufacturer in the market for high-fructose corn syrup.  Recently, consumers, and therefore U.S. food

Posted in False Advertising, Labeling Claims, Sugar Substitutes
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