How (Not) Sweet It Is

Some health advocates are targeting sugar as the next bad thing to eradicate from our diet, Advertising Age reports. Big campaigns are coming that could make sugar public enemy number one. Industry experts point to new federal dietary guidelines due in 2015 that will likely contain lower estimates for sugar consumption. Anti-sugar advocates also want…

New COOL Labeling Rule Published

The Federal Register has published a new Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) rule written to bring the United States into compliance with World Trade Organization agreements. In publishing the rule, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is allowing public comments through April 11, 2013. The new rule modifies labeling requirements for muscle cuts of meat and…