Calif. Case Gives FDA Chance To Tackle 'All-Natural' Labels

Law360, New York (June 13, 2013, 9:30 PM EDT) -- A California food labeling lawsuit could finally force the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to address whether foods with genetically modified ingredients can be marketed as “all-natural” and effectively put an end to the ever-popular litigation over the claims.

The suit, a proposed class action, accuses Gruma Corp. of labeling its Misson Restaurant Style tortilla chips as "all-natural" when they contain genetically modified corn. Like other recent labeling suits filed in California federal court, the most popular venue for the labeling litigation, it alleges the "all-natural"...
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