This post was written by Sarah Roller

The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that certain false advertising claims based on state consumer protection and anti-deception statutes were not preempted by the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 (OFPA)— a federal Act that establishes national standards for the sale and labeling of organically

On June 15, 2010, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee issued the “Report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010” (“Advisory Report” or “Report”). The Advisory Report is intended to provide the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) “with a strong

In conjunction with the First Lady’s “Let’s Move” campaign  and related federal regulatory efforts focused on nutrition and marketing to children, the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion is instituting a new program, titled “Innovations for Healthy Kids Challenge,” intended to “motivate the creation of innovative, fun, and engaging applications or games that