'Evaporated cane juice' should be declared as 'sugar,' says FDA; get ready for the lawsuits, say attorneys

FDA: 'The term ‘evaporated cane juice’ is not the common or usual name of any type of sweetener'

The ingredient known as ‘evaporated cane juice’ should instead be declared as ‘sugar’ on food labels, says the FDA in new guidance that attorneys predict will unleash a wave of civil litigation as ECJ-related false advertising cases that had been put on ice are re-ignited.

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Dannon grows as it fulfills promise to improve its products’ nutrition, fund healthy eating research

Barley + Oats founder Ashly Yashchin: "Our ultimate goal is to create a broader business that supports healthy families."

Barley + Oats meal delivery service targets pregnant & breastfeeding women: '75-80% of women change their diet when they find out they are expecting'

US bottled water category will be bigger than carbonated soft drinks by 2017, predicts IBWA

US bottled water category will be bigger than carbonated soft drinks by 2017, predicts IBWA

Foxy’s founder: probiotic ice cream ‘worth breaking your diet for’

Foxy’s founder creates probiotic ice cream ‘worth breaking your diet for’

The yogurt industry in India could hit $1bn by 2021, according to a TechSci Research report. Photo: iStock-szefei

Yogurt market can hit $1bn by 2021 in India: Report

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ConAgra Foods CEO Sean Connolly: 'We are committed to becoming a more focused and higher performing company'

ConAgra Foods strikes $340m deal to sell Spicetec flavors and seasonings business to Givaudan

Functional & sparking bottled water sales are “very hot in the US”

Functional & sparking bottled water sales are “very hot in the US,” analyst says

TerraVia's Thrive culinary algae oil expands distribution

Thrive algae oil expands distribution after successful trial in Gelson's Market

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Regulation

New labels must be in stores by 2018. Picture: iStock - Cathy Yeulet

Bakers hit out at two-year deadline for bringing in new Nutrition Facts Label

Source: FDA

The First Lady unveils the new Nutrition Facts Label with added sugars included

Photo courtesy of the Office of Senator Richard Blumenthal.

Nestlé backs Blumenthal and Pingree bill for federal expiry date standard

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R&D

Kite Hill gets $18m from Gen Mills 301 Inc, CAVU

Kite Hill closes $18m funding round led by Gen Mills 301 Inc & CAVU: 'We are growing very aggressively'

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Low-fat or 'light' foods encourage over-eating in the long-term

The findings 'complement' rather than 'contradict' IARC's conclusion that glyphosate probably causes cancer, says WHO - but will the report influence the EU's vote tomorrow on whether to renew the controversial pesticide? © iStock

Glyphosate is unlikely to cause cancer: WHO/FAO committee

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Kantar Worldpanel has issued its ranking of the top 50 global brands, and dairy brands are well represented at the local level.

Which dairy companies make their mark in Kantar’s global top 50 brand rankings?

Daily Harvest smoothie delivery service available in 32 states

The best smoothie you never made? Daily Harvest smoothie delivery service now available in 32 states

Time-strapped Americans are relying on portable, readily packed and portioned breakfasts. Only 35% of respondents define breakfast as something they make themselves. Photo: iStock

Busy Americans want ‘quick, easy, painless, and portable’ breakfast options, says Packaged Facts

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The new package design for Kishr, which will be rolling out this year.

Kishr brings Yemeni coffee cherry tisane to the Midwest

DRINKmaple says maple water ticks all the boxes in consumer trends

'People in the UK think ‘syrup’ when they hear ‘maple’': America’s DRINKmaple on European expansion

New products: Chlorophyll water, brassica coffee, probiotic nut butter

New products gallery: From oat-packed chocolate drinks to chlorophyll water, brassica coffee & customized granola

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People

Justin Gold: 'I'm not going anywhere.'

Justin's founder: We had a lot of suitors, but Hormel ticked all the right boxes

Bare Bones: We're the most convenient bone broth on the market

Bare Bones: ‘We want to be the most convenient bone broth on the market’

Paleo: A fad, a trend, or the start of a new food movement?

Paleo: A fad, a trend, or the start of a new food movement?

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New products: Chlorophyll water, brassica coffee, probiotic nut butter

New products gallery: From oat-packed chocolate drinks to chlorophyll water, brassica coffee & customized granola

Healthy & Natural Show trendspotting, OrgaNums to banana water

Trendspotting at the Healthy & Natural Show: From cold-pressed babyfood to banana water

Snacking NPD: round-up of new products on show at Sweets & Snacks Expo

Snacking NPD: Gallery of new products on show at Sweets & Snacks Expo

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