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USDA, FDA announce joint effort to regulate ‘cell-cultured food products’ from meat and poultry

Kim Bousquet November 21, 2018
lab work with cells

On November 16, 2018, the USDA and FDA announced their intention to “jointly oversee the production of cell-cultured food products derived from livestock and poultry.” In this framework, the FDA would oversee cell collection, cell banks, cell growth and cell differentiation. The USDA would then oversee the production and labeling of the food products. READ MORE

NY judge serves up spicy ruling: ‘All natural’ claims not preempted by bioengineered food disclosure law

Kim Bousquet August 21, 2018
Spices in jars and in small piles

Claiming food is “all natural” while still containing GMOs, at least in New York, is a risky choice. Kim Bousquet explains why a spice company’s defense against a labeling claim fell flat – and how it found cover behind the FDA’s still-in-limbo guidance for what makes a product “natural.” READ MORE

Not so Wonderful: What the food industry can learn from Pom’s faulty health claims

Kim Bousquet July 18, 2016
Pom Wonderful FDA claims

In recent years, federal regulators have been closely monitoring the grocery aisle, ready to pounce on any product advertising unsubstantiated or sketchy health or disease-prevention benefits. No example of that increased policing is more instructive than the five-year regulatory and legal battle endured by POM Wonderful LLC (“POM”) over its line of pomegranate juices and supplements. READ MORE