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Center for Food Safety alleges USDA has failed to comply with GE Labeling Act

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit organization is seeking an order for a federal agency to comply with an act regarding the labeling of genetically engineered foods.

Animal Welfare Institute claims USDA did not respond to petition regarding humane slaughter practices

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – An animal rights group has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture alleging the agency has ignored its petition asking for more humane treatment of livestock.

Faced with class action, Hormel defends "100 percent natural" labeling

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) -  Hormel says a class action lawsuit alleging its products aren't "100 percent natural" is wrong.