USDA decides no mandatory GMO labeling for beet sugar, HFCS

The long-awaited USDA regulations for the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (NBFDS) have been released. USDA presented its decision as founded on extensive scientific research and precedents established by FDA. Perhaps the most notable part of the rule is that refined ingredients with undetectable [...]

Updated nutrition labels highlight added sugars

FDA has changed the guidelines for nutrition labels on packaged goods to more clearly present the information that is more accurate and nutritionally valuable to consumers—at least theoretically. The new labels will make the number of servings per package and the serving size more [...]