Prime Label's Monthly e-Newsletter November 2012

Dear Colleague,

Welcome to November's Label Alert. This month's edition features great savings on early conference registration. General session topics include USDA/FSIS Regulatory & Labeling Update, co-packing for large retailers, FDA Update: the Food Safety & Modernization Act, Trends in "Clean" Labeling, New Formulations of Seasonings, Ingredients & Uncured Meats, Litigation of Labeling, etc etc. Don't miss this early bird special offered to Label Alert subscribers!

in this issue . . .
  • Experts Reiterate Call for Calorie Count Reform
  • Canada Considers Beef Warning Labels
  • Election Pains or Gains?
  • Food-Labeling Initiative Could Encourage Lawsuits
  • Optimizing Flavors and Sweeteners
  • Global Flavors Are Capturing Imaginations And Driving Sales

  • Experts Reiterate Call for Calorie Count Reform

    Caloric values - particularly for nuts and legumes - should be re-evaluated in light of recent studies suggesting commonly used calorie estimates may be flawed, according to a panel of experts at SIAL in Paris. Read on...

    Canada Considers Beef Warning Labels

    Canada is considering introducing "warning labels" on tenderised beef in the wake of the recent huge E.coli scare, according to local news reports. Read on ...

    Election Pains or Gains?

    How will the food industry fare depending on whether Barack Obama or Mitt Romney wins on November 6th? Read on...

    Food-Labeling Initiative Could Encourage Lawsuits

    Supporters of a ballot proposal to label cereals, sodas and other products containing genetically modified ingredients say their effort is about empowering consumers who deserve to know what's in their food. Legal scholars say the right to know contained in Proposition 37 also comes with the right to sue. Read on...

    Optimizing Flavors and Sweeteners

    Whether we're talking economic or environmental issues, there's a common theme: We should do more with less. The food industry can relate. We've all heard consumers say they want a longer shelf life but no preservatives; natural, organic and artisan at low cost; full flavor and sodium reduction; and no added sugar without compromising sweetness. Read on...

    Global Flavors Are Capturing Imaginations And Driving Sales

    Authentic spices are the key as even the most mainstream food companies try out bold new ethnic offerings. Read on...

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