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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

12/4/13 Chick-Fil-A Removing Artificial Dye, Trans Fat Labeling Loophole, China Rejects U.S. GMO Corn

Chick-Fil-A Removing Artificial Dye, High Fructose Corn Syrup
Chick-fil-A says it's removing high-fructose corn syrup from its white buns and artificial dyes from its sauces and dressings as part of a push to improve its ingredients.Continue Reading

NY Congressman Reintroduces Bill to Close Trans Fat Labeling Loophole
On Nov. 22, Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) reintroduced a bill that would require clearer labeling of trans fats on food packaging.
In 2006, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration adopted a requirement that trans fats be listed on the nutrition facts panel of food packaging. But 0.4 gram or less is declared as “0g,” meaning companies can market such products as having “zero grams trans fat.”Continue Reading

China rejects shipment of U.S. genetically modified corn

China recently rejected a 60,000-ton shipment of American corn because it included unapproved genetically modified grain, the country’s food-quality watchdog said. continue reading

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