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FDA seeking comments to define “natural”

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

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

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

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

Posted May 20, 2015 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is facing major blowback over a controversial ObamaCare rule that...

FDA Releasing Food Recall Draft Guidance

Posted May 14, 2015 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of draft guidance for industry on the...

Senators Reintroduce Antibiotic Prevention Legislation

Posted March 4, 2015 Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) reintroduced the Prevention of Antibiotic Resistance Act (PARA),...

Regulators Approve GMO Apples, Resist Browning

Posted February 17, 2015 U.S. regulators have approved two genetically engineered apple varieties designed to resist browning, according to an...

FDA Commissioner Hamburg Stepping Down

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

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

Posted February 2, 2015 Lawmakers have proposed a bill that would establish a single food safety agency by uniting the...

FDA Clears BPA-Lined Containers

Posted January 12, 2015 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has concluded bisphenol, a synthetic estrogen used in lining the...

GAO Published Food Safety Report, Fedral Government has Room for Improvement

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

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

Posted September 22, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revised a food safety proposal affecting Oregon onion farmers,...

WSDA Seeking to Enforce New Food Safety Law

Posted September 19, 2014 The Washington Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is trying to enforce a new federal food safety law,...

Zinpro Corp. Requesting Food Additive Amendment

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

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

Posted August 26, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that a proposed collection of information has been...

Georgia Peanut Plant Trial Began

Posted August 8, 2014 Georgia peanut plant officials waited five days to disclose lab tests positive for salmonella, despite repeated...