A putative class action filed Thursday in Florida state court alleges that Living Harvest Foods Inc. is misleading consumers by listing the ingredient "evaporated cane juice" in some of its Tempt Hempmilk products, saying it is a false and misleading term for sugar.
Gruma Corp. should be barred from again arguing that a proposed food labeling class action should be dismissed because the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has jurisdiction over what food is considered “natural,” the woman bringing the suit said Friday.
As the World Trade Organization started working last week to implement the agriculture section of a recently agreed-upon package of trade concessions, the U.S. and Canada questioned India's plan to sell excess wheat at prices that may undercut those of U.S. or Canadian exports.
A New York federal judge on Friday dismissed a proposed class action that claimed a producer of popular sweetener stevia failed to provide proper notification of a declining relationship with its primary customer to its investors.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will identify high-risk foods under the Food Safety Modernization Act by relying on criteria including the frequency of illnesses associated with those foods, severity of those illnesses and chances for contamination, the agency said Monday.
The Federal Circuit on Monday shot down Link Snacks Inc.'s bid for a lower tariff rate on beef jerky, finding that U.S. Customs and Border Protection properly classified the company's jerky as cured beef.
Jos. A. Bank is pursuing acquisitions of its own after sharply rejecting a $1.6 billion takeover bid from Men's Wearhouse, while Lenovo will not get a slice of Sony despite recent success in other pickup plays.
The largest Indian reservation in the U.S. on Thursday tacked on an extra 2 percent in sales tax to all junk food sold within the Navajo Nation boundaries, an area that includes parts of Utah, Arizona and New Mexico.
In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, MLB continues to heat up the offseason at the TTAB, the Seahawks keep filing oppositions during Super Bowl week and the legendary Hatfields & McCoys are at it again.
A coalition of New Zealand's leading food producers on Thursday told the government's trade and agricultural authorities that it will not lend its support to an eventual Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact unless the deal includes a comprehensive tariff removal on agricultural and seafood products.
A California federal judge on Thursday refused to certify several nationwide classes of consumers who bought allegedly tainted dog treats from Globalinx Pet LLC, finding class certification would be inappropriate because consumer protection laws differ across the jurisdictions covered by the proposed classes.
Members of a European Union parliamentary committee voted Thursday to advance a proposal to ban invasive alien species including plants, animals and insects that can carry diseases, harm the environment or cause economic losses from entering the EU.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick wants to nix a sales tax exemption for candy and soda and bring his state in line with a majority of states that currently tax the products, and while supporters say the idea will bolster Massachusetts' reputation as a health-conscious state, detractors say the resulting tax increase will be a tough sell to legislators.
The National Advertising Division said Thursday it has turned over its investigation into Chicken of the Sea Inc. advertising claims to the Federal Trade Commission after the company declined to cooperate with the industry watchdog.
Consumer Reports recently discovered elevated levels of a potential carcinogen in PepsiCo. sodas, leading the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to launch an investigation and handing the plaintiffs bar ready-made claims under California's Proposition 65 labeling requirements.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved an estimated $956 billion farm bill, after congressional negotiators earlier this week agreed to a compromise that cuts food stamp funding, conservation programs and direct farm subsidies while extending federal funding for communities with large tracts of untaxable federal lands.
A U.K. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a decision barring Chobani Inc. from labeling its yogurt as “Greek” in the U.K., agreeing with a lower court that marketing the U.S.-made yogurt as such was misleading to consumers.
Cantaloupe farmers Eric and Ryan Jensen, who pled guilty to allowing a Listeria outbreak that killed 33 people in 2011, were sentenced Tuesday to six months of home detention, five years of probation and $150,000 in restitution.
A North Carolina federal judge on Monday dismissed a patent infringement suit alleging that Syngenta Crop Protection LLC's Appear fungicide product had ripped off a patented chemical compound owned by Bayer CropScience Inc.
Meat and poultry groups from the U.S. and Canada on Monday voiced their staunch opposition to the newly unveiled farm bill, with each side citing the legislation's failure to resolve an ongoing trade dispute surrounding U.S. meat labeling rules that involves the two countries and Mexico.