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Comment: Vermont puts spotlight back on GMOs

The GMO debate has again taken centre stage in the US, with Vermont becoming the first state to require the labelling of genetically modifie...

Sustainability Watch - The US GMO labelling debate

Having witnessed an unprecedented level of discussion in the US over the past year or so, the labelling of genetically modified foods is set...

Wrigley wins FDA plaudits amid caffeine scrutiny

At first it appeared the villain of the piece with the launch of its Alert Energy Caffeine Gum, which prompted an FDA review of caffeine in...

The most-read comment from just-food in 2012

just-food does not shy away from commenting on the major developments and issues in the industry and this year its focus centred on issues f...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Ben & Jerry's backs GMO labelling in US 24 Jun 2014

Katy Askew

Ben & Jerry's is supporting the campaign to introduce GMO labelling in the US. Unlike the majority of conventional US food manufacturers, the Unilever-owned ice cream maker is also throwing its weight behind the introduction of such legislation on a state-by-state basis. Katy Askew spoke to Ben & Jerry's social mission activism manager Chris Miller to find out more.


Sustainability Watch - Meghan Stasz, GMA 29 Feb 2012

Ben Cooper

The Grocery Manufacturers Association, which represents US food companies, has just published a report highlighting achievements in environmental sustainability by its members. Ben Cooper spoke with GMA sustainability director Meghan Stasz about the initiatives and the potential for further progress.

Latest News

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words 23 Jun 2014

Hannah Abdulla

This week shares dipped in both Premier Foods and ConAgra Foods after the firms said they were likely to miss earnings forecasts for their respective quarters. Elsewhere, PepsiCo and Mondelez both showed their commitment to R&D through the opening of new facilities. Danone debuted its desserts range in the US, but in the UK was in hot water with the advertising watchdog who claimed its Nutricia Growing Up Milk ad implied the health of kids that didn't consume the product would suffer. Here is the week in quotes


Industry sues Vermont over GMO labelling law 16 Jun 2014

Hannah Abdulla

US food industry groups have filed a lawsuit in Vermont in a bid to overturn a new law requiring manufacturers to label products made using genetically modified ingredients.


US label plans target added sugars, serving sizes 27 Feb 2014

Dean Best

The US government today (27 February) set out plans to change the Nutrition Facts labels on food and beverages sold in the country.


Post to take Grape-Nuts cereal GMO-free 17 Jan 2014

Katy Askew

Non-GMO Grape-Nuts Original cereal will be available in US stores this month, Post Holdings has revealed.


Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words 11 Nov 2013

Katy Askew

Last week saw the question of whether regulators or industry should take the lead in promoting good nutrition come to the fore, when US policy makers signalled that they could be preparing a clamp-down on "unsafe" trans fats.

Latest blogs

B&G jumps on GMO-free bandwagon 16 Apr 2014

Hannah Abdulla

US food manufacture B&G Foods has joined the campaign for non-GMO by relaunching a non-GMO version of its spreadable fruit Polaner All Fruit.

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