Judge Asks FDA To Weigh In On 'All-Natural' Food Labels

Law360, Los Angeles (July 11, 2013, 8:05 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday requested the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's input in a proposed food-labeling class action over the question of whether foods with genetically modified ingredients can be marketed as "all-natural." 

U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers followed through on a tentative ruling she issued last month, staying the suit for six months and asking the FDA to weigh in on whether products with genetically modified ingredients can be properly labeled as "natural" or "all-natural."

The suit accuses Gruma Corp. of misleading consumers...
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