Or maybe they're just protecting the Arkansas rice industry.
We still know very little about whether regulations meant to curb obesity actually do so.
On the upside, agency promises to review over-the-counter drug rules, approve more new drugs, and liberate French dressing.
A lawsuit says that certain chemicals mean the sparkling water is not "all-natural."
Allergen labeling is hard work that's done often, and often done wrong.
Our current system of federal food regulation is expensive and dangerous
The U.S. Cattlemen's Association petitioned the USDA to declare that "meat" and "beef" exclude products not "slaughtered in the traditional manner."
If government will stay out of the way.
"Meat is meat, not a science project."
Nanny efforts in the U.S. and Chile to shape eating habits continue to accomplish little.
The nanny state may force snortable cacao off the market.
Choose education over regulation when food companies abuse terms like "local" and "sustainable."
The government taking away your bakery because you listed "love" as an ingredient in your granola isn't very, well, lovable.
Legal threats over food marketing appear to be on the rise. But who really benefits?
A lawsuit alleges Poland Spring Water amounts to "a colossal fraud perpetrated against American consumers."
A handful of food-industry groups say an equally bad federal law takes precedence.
Expensive calorie count mandate set to begin on May 5. Is delay or repeal possible?
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals dealt an important ruling for food freedom this week.
A decision so plainly obvious must have roots in intrusive government regulations.
A new bill not surprisingly has several Wisconsin lawmakers' support.
Lawmakers try to further restrict who can use the term 'milk.'
The year that was and the year that will be.
Producers prohibited from sharing information with consumers about the year their apples were harvested.
Food historian Rachel Laudan on why we never add truffles to our turkeys.
New book Biting the Hands that Feed Us says too many dumb laws get in the way of a sustainable, freer, better food system.
If anything, Panty Peeler is a beer implicitly marketed to women-not men looking to take advantage of them.
According to state regulators, skim milk = skim milk + mandated additives.
Preempts labeling requirements in Vermont and other states
Unless a Federal Court Acts Fast, Vermont's GMO Labeling Law Will Wreak Havoc on the Nation's Food Supply Next Week
It's set to take effect next week and will cost food companies for no good reason.
Yes, Blue Moon Is Brewed by the Second-Biggest Beer Company In America. It Can Still Be a 'Craft Beer'
A federal court finds Belgian-style witbier Blue Moon is not deceptively advertised as a craft beer.
The mandatory 'added sugar' disclosure is a misleading loser.
Did you know sugar helps make you fat? Of course you did.
Let consumers, advocates, and courts decide.