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FDA Not Required to Ban Antibiotics

  • July 28, 2014

Posted July 28, 2014 In a 2-to-1 decision, a federal appeals court has rule that the Food and Drug Administration...

BASF Corp. Proposing Sodium Formate Amendment

  • July 28, 2014

Posted July 28, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that BASF Corp. has filed a petition proposing that...

FDA Issued Nanotechnology Guidelines

  • June 26, 2014

Posted June 26, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued three final guidances and one draft guidance that provide...

FSMA Implementation Teleconference Scheduled

  • June 26, 2014

Posted June 26, 2014 A Produce Safety Alliance teleconference, along with staff from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), will...

FDA Increases Fish Consumption Guidelines

  • June 19, 2014

Posted June 19, 2014 Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) assured pregnant women and nursing women that they should...

FDA Confirmed Expanded Use of Spirulina Extract

  • June 12, 2014

Posted June 12, 2014   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed the final rule that amended the color additive regulations...

FDA Announces Availability of Final Guidance for Eligible Infant Formulas

  • June 11, 2014

Posted June 11, 2014   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of a final guidance, which describes the...

FDA Issued Interim Final Rule for Infant Formulas

  • June 11, 2014

Posted June 11, 2014   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule that adopted the interim final rule...

FDA Filed Rule to Eliminate PHOs in Food Products

  • June 10, 2014

Posted June 10, 2014   On May 30, in a meeting with the Office of Management and Budget, the American Bakers...

FDA and Manufacturers Argue Over the Term “Evaporated Cane Juice”

Posted June 5, 2014   In 2009, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) told manufacturers to not use the term “evaporated...

FDA Updates Guidelines for Mercury Levels in Seafood

Posted June 2, 2014   The head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says new advisory guidelines are on the...

McCaskill Requests Food Labeling Flexibility

Posted June 2, 2014   Senator Claire McCaskill, along with a bipartisan group of Senators, requests flexibility on new food labeling...

FDA Implementing Administrative Authority to Detain Adulterated or Misbranded Items

Posted May 30, 2014   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is implementing administrative detention authority with respect to drugs intended...

FDA Announces Public Meetings on Updating Nutritional Information

Posted May 30, 2014   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a public meeting to discuss two proposed rules aimed...

House Panel Supports School Lunch Waivers

Posted May 30, 2014   At the House Appropriations Committee, Republicans moved forward with the plan to offer school districts a...

FDA Asked to Extend Comment Period for FSMA Rule

Posted May 23, 2014 On Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an additional 60 days for public comment...

Groups ask FDA to Extend Comment Period for FSMA Rule

Posted May 20, 2014   Produce and transportation industry groups have asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to extend...

Two Food Labeling Suits Settle After Judge Certifies Narrowed Class

Posted May 13, 2014   Two food labeling cases recently reached settlement after a judge certified narrower classes of plaintiffs, according...

FDA Releases FSMA Strategy Document, Emphasizes Voluntary Compliance

Posted May 8, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a strategy document that emphasizes voluntary compliance,...

CA Senate Passes Bill to Prevent Antibiotic Use in Farm Animals

Posted May 2, 2014   On Thursday, the California State Senate passed a bill to restrict the use of antibiotics in...