Prime Label's Monthly e-Newsletter

December 2014



Dear Colleague,

Welcome to December's Label Alert. This month's edition features great savings on early conference registration. General session topics include USDA/FSIS Regulatory & Labeling Update and Anticipating the New Nutrition Facts Panel.  Add-on seminars include Labeling & Marketing Claims, Food Labeling Graphics Requirements and Reformulating Product Strategy for the New NFP, among others. Don't miss this early bird special offered to Label Alert subscribers!




FDA Finalizes Menu and Vending Machine Calorie Labeling Rules


FDA finalized two rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants, similar retail food establishments and vending machines with 20 or more locations to provide consumers with more nutritional information about the foods they eat outside of the home.

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Menu Labeling Rules: A Quick Guide, Plus Industry Reaction


The FDA released its much-anticipated final rules on calorie information on menus and vending machines today as part of the Affordable Care Act.

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Will Mechanically Tenderized Beef Labeling Be Pushed Back to 2018?


Long-planned efforts to place a label on mechanically tenderized beef may be delayed another two years - until 2018 - if they are not finalized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) by the end of this year.

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New Rule Bans Most Omega-3 Claims


They've gone and done it again. Just when food manufacturers become familiar with labeling requirements, the FDA imposes new restrictions to implement.

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Country of Origin Label For Meat Cuts Endangered


The U.S. is running out of options in its effort to tell consumers where fresh cuts of meat originated after a successful challenge to package labeling by Canada and Mexico.

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