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$16.8 million in government grants aim to encourage SNAP spending on more produce

$16.8 million in grants to encourage SNAP spending on produce

After efforts earlier this year to use a stick to discourage SNAP beneficiaries from buying unhealthy products was met with resistance and doubt, the government is trying another approach – a carrot in the form of $16.8 million in grants to boost purchases of fruits and vegetables. 

FDA allows ultrafiltered milk in cheese to ease Canadian price impact

FDA allows use of ultrafiltered milk in cheese to ease fallout from new Canadian pricing scheme

ConnectFood helps small businesses comply with FSMA

ConnectFood helps small businesses comply with FSMA ahead of fast-approaching deadline

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Food trade associations press OMB on GMO labeling timetable in a bid to avoid 'extended regulatory uncertainty'

A slack fill case vs Mondelez over alleged slack fill in Sour Patch candy boxes was thrown out in late 2016

Food litigation 101: Non-functional slack fill... are you up to speed?

Hint was recently targeted in a lawsuit taking issue with its 'all-natural' claims

Court filings indicate resurgence' in ‘all-natural’ litigation in 2017, but will appropriations bill spur the FDA into action?

RAWBITE infringes LÄRABAR trademarks, alleges General Mills

RAW•BITE packaging is ‘strikingly’ similar to LÄRABAR, says General Mills lawsuit

Morinaga Nutritional Foods gets self-affirmed GRAS for Aloe vera gel

Morinaga Nutritional Foods gets self-affirmed GRAS for Aloe vera gel to dispel confusion about carcinogens

The Cook County soda tax is expected to generate more than $200m next year, according to the Illinois Department of Revenue. ©iStock/OcusFocus

Cook County soda tax due to take effect today

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Will a qualified health claim for soybean oil give it a new lease of life?

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