Important Labeling Tips for Food Businesses

fda labeling marketing Feb 05, 2018

Over the past few years, food labeling has become a target of class action lawsuits and regulatory action. Every day we read about a new lawsuit attacking words such as "natural" or an FDA warning letter notifying a business of a food labeling violation.

While many food businesses facing a lawsuit or regulatory action may not believe they are doing something "wrong," many FDA regulations have pretty wide grey areas which are subject to interpretation. However, just because you aren't directly in violation of a regulation, doesn't mean that you're in the clear. In fact, many actions are predicated on an alternate interpretation of the same regulation. Meaning that your business needs to be ready, if it chooses to take a stand, for litigation costs and potential adverse publicity.

Top Labeling Best Practices

Food companies can avoid lawsuits over labels by taking proper precautions. While nobody can prevent all possible claims against a food company, this...

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