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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...

New Deadlines for FSMA Final Rules

  • February 27, 2014

Posted February 27, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently agreed to new deadlines for final rules 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,...

Food Industry Unified in GMO Labeling Debate

  • February 11, 2014

Posted February 11, 2014   The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced the creation of its 29-member “Coalition for Safe Affordable Food,”...

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...

Farmers Voice Concerns over New Food Safety Rules

  • January 22, 2014

Posted January 22, 2014   Farmers are concerned about new FDA regulations under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and the...

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...

GMA Pushes Federal GMO Food Labeling Bill

  • January 9, 2014

Posted January 9, 2014   The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), which represents companies like ConAgra, PepsiCo, and Kraft, is proposing a...

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...

FDA Plans to Change Proposed Food Safety Rules

  • December 23, 2013

Posted December 23, 2013   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will revise proposed food safety rules under the Food...

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...

Almond Industry Seeks Exemption from FSMA Rule

  • December 3, 2013

Posted December 3, 2013   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed an exemption from the Food Safety Modernization Act...

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...

FDA to Ban Trans Fats

  • November 8, 2013

Posted November 8, 2013   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a preliminary determination that “trans fats” or...