Food Labels

Putting a Label on Farm Animal Welfare

Putting a Label on Farm Animal Welfare

Scholar argues that inconsistent animal welfare labeling practices harm consumers.

The Newest Label Coming to a Grocery Store Near You

The Newest Label Coming to a Grocery Store Near You

Starting in 2022, food producers will be required to label genetically engineered foods.

Improving Front-of-Package Food Health Labeling

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?

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

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?

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

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”

A More Holistic Definition of “Healthy”

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

What Constitutes “Natural” Foods?

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’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

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

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.