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Prime Label's Monthly e-Newsletter September 2012

Dear Colleague,

Welcome to September's Label Alert. This month's newsletter features big Labor Day Savings: 10% off of Prime Label Consultants' Basic Course in Standards & Labeling of Meat and Poultry Products. We hope you have a terrific September, sit back and enjoy the cooling temperatures with Label Alert!

in this issue . . .
  • Big Servings of Class Action Litigation for Food Companies
  • Food Industry Raises Millions to Oppose Prop 37 on GMO Labeling
  • Ethnic Snacking Inspirations
  • Focus on Food Safety: China's New Food Safety Initiatives
  • Sales of Natural and Organic Food are Booming for Specialty Retailers, Says SPINS
  • Sodium Reduction Labeling Efforts Slow

  • Big Servings of Class Action Litigation for Food Companies

    Attorney Kristen Polovoy has three words for any food company counsel caught up in snowballing class action litigation over marketing and labeling: Take it seriously. And for those who haven't been slapped by a suit yet, she added two more: Get smart. Read on...


    Food Industry Raises Millions to Oppose Prop 37 on GMO Labeling

    The food industry is digging deep to oppose California's Proposition 37, which would mandate labeling of foods that contain ingredients derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Read on...


    Ethnic Snacking Inspirations

    Snacking is a mainstay in street food and the bar and restaurant culture in various countries, making these little meals an opportunity to make cultural connections between people. Read on...


    Focus on Food Safety: China's New Food Safety Initiatives

    In the U.S., China is considered the poster child for imported food safety concerns. With the U.S. importing more than $4.2 billion worth of food and ingredients from China in 2011, the safety of foods produced there impacts the U.S. Read on...


    Sales of Natural and Organic Food are Booming for Specialty Retailers, Says SPINS

    Natural retailers have seen double-digit sales growth in every four-week period during 2012 as consumers continue to demand natural and organic foods, according to specialist market research organization SPINS. Read on...


    Sodium Reduction Labeling Efforts Slow
    Foodbusinessnews.net

    The number of new food and beverage products featuring low/no/reduced sodium claims has declined in the past few years, according to the market research firm Mintel International. Read on...


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