FDA Proposes Updates to Nutrition Facts Label
- March 3, 2014
Posted March 3, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently proposed rules to update the Nutrition Facts label for...
Chick-fil-A to Serve Antibiotic-Free Chicken
- February 17, 2014
Posted February 17, 2014 Chick-fil-A recently announced that its restaurants will be serving antibiotic-free chicken within the next five years,...
Taylor Says FDA Needs More Resources to Implement FSMA
- February 10, 2014
Posted February 10, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) needs more resources to implement the Food Safety Modernization...
Congress Passes FY 2014 Spending Bill with Directives for USDA and FDA
- January 20, 2014
Posted January 20, 2014 Late last week, Congress passed a $1 trillion omnibus spending package to fund the federal government...
Senator Urges Farm Bill Conference to End USDA Catfish Inspection Program
- January 13, 2014
Posted January 13, 2014 The subject of the USDA catfish inspection program resurfaced lasted week, as letters from opponents were...
FDA Declines Judges’ Request to Define “Natural”
- January 10, 2014
Posted January 10, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently decline requested by three federal judges to determine...
FDA Extends Comment Period for Trans Fat Proposal
- January 7, 2014
Posted January 7, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the comment period for its proposal to...
Courts Rule on Food Labeling Class Action Lawsuits
- December 20, 2013
Posted December 20, 2013 Two court decisions issued last week in food labeling class action lawsuits considered the issue of...
FDA Releases New Guidelines, Proposes Rule on Antibiotic Use in Agriculture
- December 13, 2013
Posted December 13, 2013 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued two major proposals in its effort to...
FDA to Announce Decision on Genetically Modified Salmon
- December 11, 2013
Posted December 11, 2013 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to announce its decision on genetically modified...
Bill to Soften FDA Menu Labeling Proposal
- November 27, 2013
Posted November 27, 2013 Senators recently introduced legislation that would ease proposed FDA menu labeling requirements for pizza delivery restaurants,...
Catfish Inspection Program Creates Hurdle for Trans-Pacific Trade
- November 15, 2013
Posted November 15, 2013 A new catfish inspection program at USDA has created a hurdle for U.S. efforts to reach...
Change to FSMA Import Rule Causes Negative Response
- November 13, 2013
Posted November 13, 2013 In October, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the most recent revisions from the...