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Prime Label's Monthly e-Newsletter February 2012

Dear Colleague,

Welcome to February's Label Alert. Catch up on the latest industry news, and take advantage of big savings on EZ Form. Enjoy!

in this issue . . .
  • 2012 Food Industry Outlook
  • Traffic Light-Style Labeling Could Encourage Healthier Choices: Study
  • USDA Unveils Historic Improvements to Meals Served in America's Schools
  • Consortium Developing Global Standard for Health Claims
  • Expect 'Considerable Growing Pains' as FSMA Kicks In, Warns Lawyer
  • Flavor Trends for 2012

  • 2012 Food Industry Outlook

    Healthier foods, more nutraceuticals, greener everything and other challenges and consumer trends for the new year. Read on...


    Traffic Light-Style Labeling Could Encourage Healthier Choices: Study

    Color-coded labeling and rearranging products in-store could lead consumers to make healthier choices, according to a new study from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers. Read on...


    USDA Unveils Historic Improvements to Meals Served in America's Schools

    First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled new standards for school meals that will result in healthier meals for kids across the nation. Read on...


    Consortium Developing Global Standard for Health Claims

    A consortium led by TNO is in the process of developing a global standard for substantiating health claims of food, which will provide manufacturers greater insight into the effects and allow them to develop new health-promoting food as well as provide better scientific substantiation for health claims. Read on...


    Expect 'Considerable Growing Pains' as FSMA Kicks In, Warns Lawyer

    While the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will undoubtedly "raise the floor" and increase confidence in the US food supply, experts are predicting "considerable growing pains" as the industry gets to grips with the new legislation. Read on...


    Flavor Trends for 2012

    What flavors will entice consumers in 2012? Think ethnic fusions, 'authentic' spice blends and exotic fruits. Read on...


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