Today is a seminal moment for the coffee industry and the billions of people around the world who enjoy their cup of Joe every day.
The proceedings have been halted in the Prop 65 case, deciding warnings are required for sales of coffee in California.
Why a ruling against the coffee industry in California’s Prop 65 case would violate the 1st Amendment.
The FDA statement reflects a growing trend of government and health organizations recognizing the scientific research on coffee and health.
The consequences of a California judge’s misguided decision could have implications for people across the global coffee supply chain.
Last week, a Los Angeles judge ruled that coffee roasters and retailers must serve up a cancer warning with coffee sold in California under Prop. 65 regulations, based on the naturally-occurring presence of acrylamide from the roasting process. The decision goes against what the science shows us – including the conclusions of the World Health Organization. Study … Continue reading Warning: California’s Coffee “Cancer” Labels May Be Hazardous to Public Health
NCA President and CEO William “Bill” Murray addresses the questions that coffee business owners are asking in the wake of the latest ruling in California.
Recently, there’s been a flurry of media activity around a long-pending legal case in California, which could potentially result in mandatory “cancer warning” labels on all coffee cups and packaging. The headlines have been confusing, and sometimes even alarming.
What will the changes in Washington mean for the coffee industry? An overview of the key issues ahead from the National Coffee Association.
A quick recap of the coffee industry issues we’ve been working on at the NCA.