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...
Appeals Court Denies FDA Request to Delay FSMA Rules
- November 7, 2013
Posted November 7, 2013 The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) request to...
New Food Safety Regulations Worry Growers, Packers
- October 22, 2013
Posted October 22, 2013 Growers in the Pacific Northwest are concerned about upcoming food safety regulations under the Food Safety...
Growers Linked to Cantaloupe Listeria Outbreak Sue Auditing Firm
- October 21, 2013
Posted October 21, 2013 The Jensen brothers, growers who are set to plead guilty to federal criminal charged related the...
Lawsuit Filed Against Safeway over “100% Natural” Food Labeling
- October 8, 2013
Posted October 8, 2013 A proposed class action lawsuit against Safeway has been filed alleging that the company misled consumers...
FDA Bans Three Arsenic Drugs for Poultry and Pig Feed
- October 4, 2013
Posted October 4, 2013 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it will rescind approval for three arsenic...
FDA Begins Meetings on Imported Food Rules
- September 25, 2013
Posted September 25, 2013 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) public meetings on proposed rules to improve the safety of...
FDA to Study Consumer Response to Fortified Snacks
- August 29, 2013
Posted August 29, 2013 Politico reports that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has submitted paperwork required to launch a...
Food Safety & Technology on Menu for AALA Annual Conference
- August 28, 2013
Posted August 28, 2013 The intersection of food safety and technology will be prominently featured at the upcoming 34th Annual...