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Prime Label's Monthly e-Newsletter March 2012

Dear Colleague,

Welcome to the March Label Alert. Keep on top of the latest industry news, plus find out more about Prime Label Consultants' 24th annual Federal Food Regulatory Conference. Grab a cuppa joe and relax for a few moments with Label Alert!

in this issue . . .
  • 'Natural': The most meaningless word on your food label?
  • The Food Industry Fights Back
  • Funding Boost for Technologies to Rapidly Detect Food Pathogens
  • Tracking Trends from Restaurants to Retail
  • FDA: Proposed rule on changes to Nutrition Facts panel due by end of 2012
  • 2012 Food Industry Outlook

  • 'Natural': The most meaningless word on your food label?

    Consumers, the marketers all tell us, want foods that are 'wholesome', 'authentic', and above all 'natural', although few of them can articulate what this means. Read on...


    The Food Industry Fights Back

    From obesity to cancer to Taliban terrorism, the food and beverage industry seems to get blamed for all of this world's ills. OK, maybe not the Taliban, but for just about everything else, the modern diet and processed foods are fingered as the culprits. Read on...


    Funding Boost for Technologies to Rapidly Detect Food Pathogens

    Two US-based companies aiming to use technology to improve the speed of food pathogen detection have received a funding boost from a food protection organisation. Read on...


    Tracking Trends from Restaurants to Retail

    It used to be that finding a good meal was as easy as driving to a favorite restaurant or, for some, indulging their taste buds at the newest and trendiest restaurant to hit the block. Read on...


    FDA: Proposed rule on changes to Nutrition Facts panel due by end of 2012

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is aiming to publish a proposed rule to reform the Nutrition Facts panel and related rules by the end of this year, somewhat later than originally expected. Read on...


    2012 Food Industry Outlook

    It has never been tougher to build and sustain a successful food & beverage business than it is today. Even with a (hopefully) recovering economy, doing business is challenged on the home front by regulatory changes, raw material pricing, corporate sustainability goals and changing consumer demands, among others. Read on...


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