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The FDA Goes Gluten Free: More to Come

We'll have plenty more about the FDA gluten-free labeling rule that came out Friday. While I'm still digesting the 95 pages of the release, I wanted to point out something in the FDA's update that echoed what was in my last entry . In describing why the FDA chose 20 ppm as the level below...

Is Soy Milk to Milk as E-Books are to Books?

I don't think we need a lot of scientific research to determine why people drink soy milk, almond milk and coconut milk. I'll save some time and list them, not in any particular order: They are lactose-intolerant They are living a vegan lifestyle They prefer the taste to cow's...

VPN and Pizza: The Right Way To Deal with Food Claims

An article in Thursday's Wall Street Journal reminded me of a point I’ve been trying to make for years but didn’t have a good hook to do so. Now that this idea is in print, I do, so here goes. The article concerns a group called Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana , which gives pizzerias...

FDA’s New Menu Labeling and Vending Machine Requirements: 10 Key Answers For Food Businesses

by Scott W. Pink and Barry M. Heller The Food and Drug Administration has finalized its rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards of chains with at least 20 units operating under the same name and in connection with vending machines with at least 20 locations. The...