Focusing On Food Labeling Enforcement

Law360, New York (March 18, 2010, 12:11 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently took a number of actions directed at “front-of-pack” food-labeling enforcement. Front-of-pack labeling refers to information, such as nutrition symbols and other claims, provided on the principal display panel of food packages.

The actions coincided with a speech delivered by FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg at the Atlantic Food Summit on March 4, 2010. The actions by the FDA include 17 warning letters (along with at least one untitled letter) issued to food manufacturers regarding the labeling of over 23...
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