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Prime Label's Monthly e-Newsletter December 2012

Dear Colleague,

Welcome to December's Label Alert. In addition to the news roundup, this month's edition features significant savings on your choice of basic training tools. Enjoy!

in this issue . . .
  • Is it too Risky to Market Foods Containing GMOs as 'All-Natural'?
  • How Concerned Are Consumers about Food Safety?
  • Food Product Development in the FSMA Era
  • US Meat Industry Questions New Listeria Guidelines
  • Formulating Fundamentals: Whole Grains 101

  • Is it too Risky to Market Foods Containing GMOs as 'All-Natural'?

    Consumers, market researchers tell us, want foods that are 'wholesome', 'authentic', and above all 'natural', although few of them can articulate what this means. And they are not alone. Regulators have not had much of a stab at defining 'natural' either, says Justin Prochnow, an attorney in the Denver office of law firm Greenberg Traurig. Read on...


    How Concerned Are Consumers about Food Safety?

    Shoppers are only somewhat or slightly concerned about the safety of the U.S. food supply despite frequent food safety outbreaks, reports NPD. Read on...


    Food Product Development in the FSMA Era

    The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) has resulted in sweeping changes to the food maufacturing and distribution process. Read on...


    US Meat Industry Questions New Listeria Guidelines

    The US meat industry has expressed concerns over new Listeria control guidelines released by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Read on...


    Formulating Fundamentals: Whole Grains 101

    While discussion continues over exactly what are whole grains, few question their health benefits. Some processors work to enhance their nutrition through enzymes. Read on...


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