Gator Ron’s Zesty Sauces and Mixes has new labeling indicating that the line is gluten free, dairy free, GMO free and kosher. The sauces and mixes are made with all-natural ingredients and are fat free and vegetarian friendly. Products include Gator Ron’s Angel Wing Sauce, Gator Ron’s Heavenly Barbecue Sauce and Gator Ron’s Divine Bloody Mary Mix.

Nature’s Path Organic Foods introduced qi’a, a mix of chia, hemp and buckwheat that comes in three flavors: apple cinnamon, cranberry vanilla and original. For a traditional bowl of cereal, add milk or milk substitute. Or, add qi’a to yogurt or salads. Nature’s Path Organic Foods says qi’a transforms into a substantial and healthy meal with sustained energy. qi’a is a good source of fiber, contains omega-3s and is GMO free.

San Francisco, CA—2013 food trends just don’t drop out from thin air; they burst triumphant from the Fancy Food show.

Washington, D.C.—A pair of proposed rules has been introduced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), both of which are aimed at the prevention of foodborne illness. One requires a formal plan from foreign and domestic food facilities for protecting their products from foodborne illnesses. The other involves enforceable, science- and risk-based standards for the safe production and harvesting of fruits and vegetables.

Last month, WholeFoods reported on what the American Medical Association had to say about the safety of energy drinks; since then, there has been yet another update in the energy drink world.

Los Angeles, CA—An appeal from POM Wonderful, LLC, the creators of 100% Pomegranate Juice and POMx supplements, to allow certain claims on their products has failed.

Rockville, MD—A genetically modified salmon would have “would not have a significant effect on the quality of the human environment in the United States.” So said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in its May 2012 Draft Environmental Assessment for AquAdvantage Salmon, as it opened a comment period on the document in December.

Washington, D.C.—A coalition called “GMO Inside” is calling on Kellogg’s and General Mills to label genetically engineered (GE) ingredients or eliminate them in their products.

Try to convince your customers that healthful food that also manages to satisfy is more than myth. It might be a difficult task.

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