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Petition asks F.D.A. to revisit ‘healthy’ labeling term

12/1/2015 - Fat content currently keeps nuts, avocados, almonds and salmon from qualifying for nutrient content claims.

Sweet ending: Sugar groups, corn refiners settle lawsuit

11/20/2015 - The two parties issue a joint statement, but they release no details on the settlement.

F.D.A. provides guidance on voluntary G.E. labeling

11/19/2015 - Terms such as "not bioengineered" are preferred over terms such as "non-G.M.O."