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Extended Discussion on “Natural” Food Labeling

In Processing, Trends by Heather Brown0 Comments

Public comments will now stay open through May 10 on the use of the term “natural” in American food labeling. The FDA has extended the¬†discussion, partially because of three citizen petitions that asked for definition or prohibition of the word on food labels. According to the FDA, natural means “nothing artificial or synthetic¬† (including all color additives regardless of source) …