There’s no question that consumers are spending more money on organic products than ever before, with an average 9.5% increase per household between 2017 and 2018. And, as the demand grows, the industry struggles to keep up....
The FDA’s Request for Comment on Animal Agriculture Industry Practices Prioritizes Consumer Awareness
by Sarah Firnschild | Sep 20, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requesting comment on several issues with respect to withdrawal periods for animal drugs when those animals are raised for human consumption. The withdrawal period is the intervals...Read More
Food Growers, Manufacturers, and Processors Take Heed: ‘Natural’ Labeling Lawsuits Continue to Evolve
by Sarah Firnschild | Jul 19, 2019
The American consumer’s demand for healthier eating options continues to grow and the food industry is responding in kind. Since the diet craze first swept the United States in the 1970s, the labeling term ‘natural’ has been...Read More
U.S. Supreme Court Denies States’ Motion for Leave to File Suit Challenging California and Massachusetts Animal Welfare Laws Under Court’s Original Jurisdiction
by Samantha Pattwell | Jul 8, 2019
What Laws Are At Issue? In 2008, California voters approved the 2008 Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, a ballot initiative requiring that caged hens spend most of their day in spaces large enough to allow the animals to...Read More
by Sarah Firnschild | Jun 25, 2019
There’s no question that consumers are spending more money on organic products than ever before, with an average 9.5% increase per household between 2017 and 2018. And, as the demand grows, the industry struggles to keep up....Read More
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