Monthly Archives: October 2018

FDA Pesticide Data Demonstrate Industry Commitment To Food Safety

A survey by the International Food Information Council Foundation (IFIC) shows some consumers have significant concerns about how raw materials are processed and food and beverage products are formulated. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Pesticide Residue Monitoring program clearly demonstrates some of those fears are unfounded. Read more from FoodBusinessNews here

October Is Manufacturing Month

October is Manufacturing Month in Wisconsin, as well as across the nation, and MWFPA is proud to be a part of it. Manufacturing Month promotes manufacturing as a viable career.  During October, manufacturers are encouraged to host visits, tours and other events for students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors, and other members of their communities. Manufacturing, […]

Foundation Petitions FDA: Ban the Non-GMO Label

A Washington, D.C. think tank is asking the FDA to forbid food marketers from using the phrase “Non-GMO” on labeling. The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, which bills itself as an advocate for “policy solutions that accelerate innovation and boost productivity,” is taking aim at the Non-GMO Project, whose logo is available to food marketers […]

Most Americans Confused About GMOs

A new survey by GMO Answers shows many Americans remain confused over genetically modified organisms, and that this lack of knowledge may be driving overall uncertainty and discomfort. However, the organization says concern and confusion do not equate to rejection, as the survey finds that nearly the same number of Americans want to learn more […]