The FDA's proposal to include “added sugar” to the Nutrition Facts label has sparked cheers from health advocates and fierce opposition from food companies.
Vermont's bill differs from bills passed in Connecticut and Maine as it doesn't contain a clause that requires other states to pass similar measures.
Some retailers are capitalizing on the consumer demand for foods produced in environmentally friendly ways.
This week, Connecticut passed the first law in the nation requiring food containing GMOs to be labeled.
Advocates of the new bill say consumers deserve to know what they are feeding their families.
According to recent research, simply calling a food "organic" causes it to be perceived very differently.
Thanks to Jared Polis, the effort to label genetically modified foods is going federal.
Proponents of the bill say that if customers are made aware of the genetically modified contents of their foods, they will gravitate toward non-GMO options.
Connecticut representative Richard Roy believes citizens of his state have a right to know what's in their food.
The FDA began requiring food manufactures to label trans fats in 2003. Since then, the levels of trans fats have dropped not just in food but in humans as well.
Recently, the FDA announced that it's going to start regulating the front of package food-labels. What should their regulations consist of?