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Beverage lawsuits - Cane juice ruling could be sweet, but legal heat remains

Evaporated cane juice is a popular beverage ingredient and has been cited during high-profile Vitaminwater suit as one of the ways in which the beverage maker allegedly misled consumers into believing the product was healthy

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FDA: Evaporated Cane Juice is “False or Misleading”

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday released its final guidance regarding use of the controversial term “evaporated cane juice,” having deemed it to be “false or misleading.” The agency recommends that food and beverage companies that list ...

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Flawed FDA guidance on evaporated cane juice has caused chaos for the food industry, say Chobani, Amy's Kitchen et al

The FDA’s “flawed” 2009 draft guidance on ‘evaporated cane juice’ has put food manufacturers and retailers between a rock and a hard place when deciding what to put on their labels, says a group of leading manufacturers

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Guidance for industry food labeling; Nutrient content claims - Definition for "high potency" and definition for "antioxidant" for use in nutrient content claims for dietary supplements and conventional foods

This guidance document restates in plain language the legal requirements set forth in 21 CFR 101.54(f) and (g) and 21 CFR 101.60(c)(l)(iii)(A) concerning dietary supplement use of certain nutrient content claims. This regulation ...

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Guidance for Industry: Ingredients Declared as Evaporated Cane Juice; Draft Guidance

This guidance is intended to advise the regulated industry of FDA's view that the term “evaporated cane juice” is not the common or usual name of any type of sweetener, including dried cane syrup, and to assist manufacturers in ...

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Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) changes for panela, USA 2012

Modifications to Chapter 17 of the U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) will occur February 3, 2012 to separate the classification of non-centrifugal sugar such as panella, from other (centrifugal) raw cane sugars. Non-centrifugal sugar must have a polarity of ...

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Judge to FDA: When are you going to make a decision on evaporated cane juice labeling?

A federal judge in California has asked the FDA whether it is planning to clarify its position on evaporated cane juice (ECJ) labeling any time soon as confusion over whether food manufacturers should or shouldn’t use the term continues ...

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National Organic Standards Board - Discussion document on the definition of materials Authors:

The purpose of this document is to allow the public to see the current work being done on this topic and elicit public comment on these issues to aid the Materials and Handling Committees (Joint Committee) of the NOSB in ...

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Protest 5201-01-100292; Sugar; Certificate of Quota Eligibility; “clerical error”

This is the decision on Protest 5201-01-100292 filed against a classification, under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), of raw sugar. The entries were liquidated on April 5, 2001, and the protest timely filed on April 26 ...

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Standard for Panela, Docket No. FSIS-2012-0017

This notice informs the public of the sanitary and phytosanitary standard-setting activities of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), in accordance with section 491 of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979, as amended, and the Uruguay Round Agreements Act, Public Law ...

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The country of origin markings of “Panela” from Columbia

Guidance on whether the enclosed product labels are properly marked with the country of origin

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The Truth About Evaporated Cane Juice

In the true sense of the term, “evaporated cane juice” or “evaporated cane sugar” would simply mean that the sugarcane juice has been evaporated, leaving the sugar crystals with their nutrients still intact. However, that is not the case for ...

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Trader Joe’s hit with evaporated cane juice lawsuit

Trader Joe’s has become the latest firm to be hit with a class action lawsuit alleging it 'conceals' added sugar by listing it on pack as ‘evaporated cane juice’

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