Consumer Protection

Consumers should be aware some Snyder's-Lance Glazed Walnuts may contain peanuts. Pic: Snyder's-Lance

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Snyder’s-Lance recalls Emerald glazed walnuts

By Douglas Yu

Snyder’s-Lance has initiated a voluntary recall for a limited amount of its glazed walnut products distributed across the US due to the potential presence of undeclared peanuts.

BakeryAndSnacks invites you to attend its panel debate on Product Recall at ProSweets in Cologne. Pic: ©istock/Pogonici

Dealing with Recalls – Prevention and How to Avoid a PR Disaster for Candy and Snacks

UN consultant joins BakeryAndSnacks Product Recall Debate

By Gill Hyslop

BakeryAndSnacks is hosting a panel discussion on how snacks and candy makers can best deal with product recalls at ProSweets in Cologne.

A recent study shows that 73% of consumers are willing to pay more for a product with full transparent attributes.  Pic: Insight Label

Nielsen partners with Label Insight to boost CPG transparency

By Douglas Yu

The challenge of managing consumer packaged goods data has prompted two shopper data firms, Nielsen and Label Insight, to form an alliance to help manufacturers and retailers to make faster and more informed data-decisions to grow sales.

Photo: Istock / Alex Skopje

What was 2015's most misleading product? Consumers cast their votes....

By Niamh Michail

It’s that time of year where the food industry eagerly looks to market analysts’ predictions for 2016’s upcoming trends. But consumer rights group FoodWatch is asking Dutch consumers to take a look back at 2015 and vote for the most misleading product....

Coles must also issue a corrective notice in store and online stating it made 'false, misleading and deceptive representations'

Coles banned from ‘fresh’ bread claims for 3 years

By Kacey Culliney

Australian retail major Coles has been banned from making ‘freshly baked’ bread claims on its par-baked products in store following a lengthy court case with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

The truth behind food labels

The truth behind food labels

With food scares, health concerns and sustainability issues playing
heavily on consumers' minds - and influencing their shopping habits
- the humble food label has never played a more important role. But
how can consumers be...

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