Regulation & Safety

Sargento attacks ‘implausible’ allegations in natural cheese lawsuit

Sargento defends 'natural cheese' claims

By Elaine WATSON

Courts should dismiss the ‘daisy-chained’ logic underpinning a new wave of ‘natural’ lawsuits looking beyond the ingredients list to factors such as animal feeding and rearing practices, says cheesemaker Sargento.

Consumers are encouraged to share examples of 'fear mongering’ food labels on twitter: “Take a photo and share it on Twitter using #PeelBackTheLabel!”

NMPF: There's no consumer benefit to going Non-GMO, and dairy brands know it

NMPF spars with Dannon, Dean Foods, over ‘rampant fear-based marketing’ on GMOs

By Elaine WATSON

"Rampant fear-based food marketing" – most notably from brands touting their non-GMO credentials - is damaging consumer trust and “jeopardizing the safe, sustainable farming practices that have enhanced farm productivity over the last 20 years”...

The ASA said Bio-tiful Dairy's kefir ad breached the CAP Code.

Bio-tiful Dairy kefir ad falls foul of ASA

By Jim Cornall

A poster for UK kefir company Bio-tiful Dairy’s Kefir drink has been found by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to be in breach of advertising rules.

Munchkin Grass Fed infant formula is produced from milk fed only grass.

Synlait delay on Grass Fed infant formula approval in US

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand company Synlait Milk Ltd and Munchkin said they are continuing to work through the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) registration process required to launch their Grass Fed infant formula to the US market.