Food Labels

Improving Front-of-Package Food Health Labeling

Food regulators in the United States should adopt smarter front-of-package labeling to encourage healthier eating.

Got Soy Beverage?

Plant-based milk producers may soon no longer be able to put “milk” on their labels.

FDA’s Authority to Regulate Off-Label Promotion

Expert argues that federal law gives regulator authority to restrict unauthorized drug uses.

Time to Get Graphic with Cigarette Labels?

FDA is years behind in its statutory mandate to put graphic warnings on cigarette labels.

The Uncertain Benefits of GMO Labeling

Scholar argues that regulators will have difficulty applying cost-benefit analysis to mandatory GMO labeling.

A More Holistic Definition of “Healthy”

Regulator solicits input on a new rule defining when foods could be considered “healthy.”

What Constitutes “Natural” Foods?

The FDA requests information in possible first steps to regulate the term “natural” on food labels.

The FDA’s Sweet Proposal on Food Labels

The FDA has proposed adding to product labels daily percentages for added sugars.

Bringing Transparency Back to U.S. Food Law

Scholar argues that the food regulatory scheme is not doing enough in the name of transparency.

Obamacare Menu Labeling Laws May Pose Challenges for Small Chains

The FDA drafts guidance to help small restaurant and food retail chains comply with new menu labeling rules.

Alcohol Bureau Will Not Revise Labeling Rules

TTB withholds “gluten-free” label for specially processed beers.

The Promise and Perils of Gluten-Free Labels

The FDA’s gluten-free labeling rule may lead manufacturers to inform some consumers while misleading others.