Editor’s note: This is 2017 winner of the “Publisher’s Award” for essays written as part of a food safety litigation class at the University of Arkansas Law School taught by Bill Marler and Denis Stearns of the Seattle law firm MarlerClark LLP.

In 2015, General Mills announced that it would produce gluten-free Cheerios and Honey…

Four months wasn’t long enough for some in the food industry to figure out how they want the FDA to define “healthy” for use on food labels, so the agency has extended the comment deadline on the topic for another three months.

illustration healthy food labelThe Food and Drug Administration’s deadline for public comments on the topic is…