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Prime Label's Monthly e-Newsletter October 2012

Dear Colleague,

Welcome to October's Label Alert. Catch yourself gazing out the office window at those colorful autumn leaves? Why not ease into your workday with a little topical reading, plus, take advantage of 50% off PLC's NFP development service. We hope you enjoy this edition of Label Alert!

in this issue . . .
  • Combining Label Types could be Beneficial for Consumers, Study Suggests
  • Food Labels May Not Mean What You Think
  • FSIS Criticised for Lack of Action on E.Coli Threat
  • The New American Majority
  • Formulating with Whole Grain
  • Judge: No Reasonable Consumer would be Misled by Benecol's Claims

  • Combining Label Types could be Beneficial for Consumers, Study Suggests

    Using a combination of GDA labelling and health logos could help consumers to understand the nutritional content and health implications of food products, say researchers. Read on...


    Food Labels May Not Mean What You Think

    Experts warn that many food labels currently in use are unreliable. Some are misleading, using broad terms like "natural" or "whole grain" to lure in consumers. Others are vague and lack important details. Read more: Read on...


    FSIS Criticised for Lack of Action on E.Coli Threat

    A US non-profit organisation has attacked food safety chiefs for failing to act quickly enough to a possible E.coli threat from Canadian beef, warning that proposed deregulation would lead to more tainted meat arriving across the border. Read on...


    The New American Majority
    Food Product Design

    How food and beverage marketers are targeting Hispanics, Asians and other fast-growing demographic groups. Read on...


    Formulating with Whole Grain

    Since its release, the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans have helped increase the use of whole grains in food products and made consumers more aware of the benefits of whole grains as a source of fiber, minerals and vitamins. Read on...


    Judge: No Reasonable Consumer would be Misled by Benecol's Claims

    A judge has dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit vs Johnson & Johnson and McNeil Nutritionals over the labeling and marketing of cholesterol-busting spread Benecol. Read on...


    Autumn Offer: 50% off NFP Development
    Warm up to autumn with 50% off Nutrition Facts panel drafting.

    Take advantage of 50% off drafting your first NFP in October! Prime Label's experienced food technologists take your product formulation, processing procedures and packaging specs, and develop camera-ready panels. PLC offers this service for both USDA- and FDA- regulated foods. Contact Pat at Prime Label by October 31 to get the ball rolling!

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