Editor’s Note:  Coral Beach, formerly of The Packer, joins us today as the new Managing Editor of Food Safety News. With more than 3,300 comments having been filed since Nov. 12, the FDA has extended its deadline for accepting public input on the use of the word “natural” on food labels. Originally the comment period was set to expire on Feb. 10, but “in direct response to requests from the public” the Food and Drug Administration is extending the deadline to May 10. natural_406x250The agency issued its request for comments and information after receiving three citizen petitions asking for
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