California bill to require warning labels on sugary drinks dies in committee.
On April 29, a bill that would have required warning labels on sugary soft drinks failed to move forward in the California legislature. The...more
Ice cream maker Blue Bell Creameries has found itself in a sticky situation that underscores the importance of a having a comprehensive and robust compliance program, even for companies who do not manufacture consumer...more
Since the beginning of April, Blue Bell has been making headlines, and not for a new flavor of ice cream. The Texas-based ice cream giant decided to recall all products from store shelves following a listeria outbreak....more
Judge rejects consumer claim concerning evaporated cane juice -
On March 12, a US district judge in the Northern District of Illinois dismissed with prejudice a consumer lawsuit against the manufacturer of Healthy Grains...more
New group emerges to oppose sale of GMO foods nationwide.
A new nonprofit organization, U.S. Right to Know, seeks to publicize alleged harms of GMO food and to require disclosure by manufacturers of such ingredients....more
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- Prepacked caramel apples tied to four deaths from listeria. Listeria from...more
On December 19, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that U.S. consumers not eat any commercially produced, prepackaged caramel apples and that retailers not sell or serve them as they...more
In another show of force against food processors, federal prosecutors in Colorado recently brought criminal charges against two brothers who owned a cantaloupe farm linked to a 2011 listeria outbreak that killed 33 people....more
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