Aldi Plans for Natural Food Expansion

Aldi — which has more than 1,500 stores in the U.S. — has a plan to expand its natural food selection, which could spell...

USDA Announces SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has selected seven retail firms to take part in a pilot program designed to enable...
pink pineapples

FDA Completes Evaluation of Del Monte’s Genetically Engineered Pink Pineapple’s

On December 14, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an evaluation of a variety of Del Monte Fresh Produce (DMFP) genetically...

Millenium Products, Inc. Acquires and Rebrands Tula’s CocoKefir

Los Angeles, CA — Millenium Products, Inc., parent company of GT’s Kombucha acquired Medina, MN-based Tula’s CocoKefir, a maker of vegan fermented coconut-based kefirs...
Warning Labels

CSPI Urges USDA for Warning Labels On Meat

According to the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), packages of bacon, ham, hotdogs and other processed meat and poultry products should...
Eggland’s Best

Susan G. Komen Extends Partnership with Eggland’s Best Eggs

Cedar Knolls, NJ — In perpetuation of ongoing efforts to assist with funds dedicated to research, prevention and ultimately a cure for breast cancer,...
egg

Daily Egg Consumption May Lower Stroke Risk

A new meta-analysis study, published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, suggests an egg a day may help lower the risk...
Organic Compliance Committee

U.S. and Mexico Collaborate on Joint Organic Committee

Washington, D.C.—On October 19, 2016, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced plans to start a Joint Organic Compliance Committee...
USDA, Branded Food Products Database, Tom Vilsack

USDA Launches Branded Food Products Database

On September 16th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched the Branded Food Products Database, a free online resource for families, the food industry and...
grocery briefs

Grocery Briefs: October 2016

Inc. Magazine placed San Diego, CA-based Suja Juice Co. in the 13th spot on its 35th Annual Inc. 5000, which ranks the nation’s fastest...

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