How do you validate ingredient claims?

I once asked an FDA inspector what her basic rule was for ingredient claims and she said, “tell the truth”. That means, you need to know what the truth is. Certificates             Ask for certificates. If it is organic, you are required by law to be able to prove it with a certificate. If it […]

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Non-GMO & RSPO vs. Organic Label Claims

We receive weekly requests for “Non-GMO” verification or “RSPO” (Sustainable Palm) certification. I continue to have to explain why “organic” certification is a more rigorous and legally accountable regulation and that our organic certificate includes both “Non-GMO” and “Sustainable” claims. Here are some details.   How the Organic Regulations Work: Certified Organic products must meet […]

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