FDA seeking comments to define “natural”
- November 17, 2015
Posted November 17, 2015 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is exploring the use of the term “natural,” asking the...
FDA released rules for fruit and vegetable producers
- November 16, 2015
Posted November 16, 2015 To minimize the risk of serious adverse health consequences or death from consumption of contaminated produce,...
Justice Department: Food companies at risk for prosecution over outbreaks
- July 15, 2015
Posted July 15, 2015 After several deadly outbreaks food, the Justice Department is warning food companies that they could face...
Food manufacturers have three-years to eliminate PHOs
- June 17, 2015
Posted June 17, 2015 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized its determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) are...
FDA Receiving Backlash over Calorie Count Rule
- May 20, 2015
Posted May 20, 2015 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is facing major blowback over a controversial ObamaCare rule that...
Senators Reintroduce Antibiotic Prevention Legislation
- March 4, 2015
Posted March 4, 2015 Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) reintroduced the Prevention of Antibiotic Resistance Act (PARA),...
FDA Commissioner Hamburg Stepping Down
- February 6, 2015
Posted February 6, 2015 Dr. Margaret Hamburg is stepping down as commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
White House Budget Increase for Single Food Agency
- February 4, 2015
Posted February 4, 2015 President Obama is seeking an increase fiscal 2016 to fund the proposed single food agency, according...
Lawmakers Introduce Single Food Agency Bill
- February 2, 2015
Posted February 2, 2015 Lawmakers have proposed a bill that would establish a single food safety agency by uniting the...
GAO Published Food Safety Report, Fedral Government has Room for Improvement
- December 24, 2014
Posted December 24, 2014 The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a study, Federal Food Safety Oversight: Additional Actions Needed to...
Senate Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Package, Many Agricultural Riders
- December 15, 2014
Posted December 15, 2014 The U.S. Senate passed a $1.1 trillion spending package to fund the federal government for the...
FDA Revised FSMA Produce Rule
- September 22, 2014
Posted September 22, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revised a food safety proposal affecting Oregon onion farmers,...
Zinpro Corp. Requesting Food Additive Amendment
- August 29, 2014
Posted August 29, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Zinpro Corp. filed a petition proposing that...
FDA Expected to Release Updated Produce Rule in September
- August 28, 2014
Posted August 28, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) food safety rule for produce is expected to be available...
FDA Submitted Information Collection to OMB
- August 26, 2014
Posted August 26, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that a proposed collection of information has been...