Prime Label's Monthly e-Newsletter

July 2015



Dear Colleague,


Welcome to July's Label Alert. Ease into your workday with a little topical reading, plus, take advantage of 25% off PLC's Generic Label Audit service. We hope you enjoy this edition of Label Alert!




FDA Cuts Trans Fat in Processed Foods


Trans fat intake has been linked to an increased risk of coronary heart disease by contributing to the buildup of plaque inside the arteries that may cause a heart attack. Now, the FDA is taking a step to remove artificial trans fat from the food supply. This step is expected to reduce coronary heart disease and prevent thousands of fatal heart attacks every year.

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FDA Issues Final Guidance on Food Allergen Labeling Exemptions


FDA has finalized its labeling rules for foods containing allergens-including common types such as milk, eggs, peanuts and shellfish-which allows food manufacturers to qualify for a labeling exemption if they can prove an ingredient is modified so that it no longer presents a risk to allergic consumers.

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Health Canada Proposes Nutrition Label Changes


Health Canada has proposed changes to nutrition labels on food to help Canadians make healthy food choices, but some critics say the reforms don't go far enough.

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Revised House Bill Would Nullify State GMO Labeling Laws


U.S. Reps Mike Pompeo and G.K. Butterfield have begun circulating a revised draft of H.R. 1599 (The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act) that not only would seek to block states from implementing their own mandatory GMO labeling laws for food but also nullify existing state and local restrictions on the planting of GMO crops.

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New Dietary Guidelines: From Republicans to Revenue and Total Fat


Good fat is back with the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and some scientists support it. Meanwhile in Congress, two bills suggest that recommendations should focus on science and not 'dumb down' the standards.

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