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FDA Extends Comment Period for Trans Fat Proposal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Appeals Court Denies FDA Request to Delay FSMA Rules

Posted November 7, 2013   The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) request to...

FDA Releases Proposed Animal Feed Safety Rule

Posted October 29, 2013   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a proposed rule under the Food Safety...

New Food Safety Regulations Worry Growers, Packers

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

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

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

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

Posted September 25, 2013   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) public meetings on proposed rules to improve the safety of...

FDA Releases Study on Arsenic Levels in Rice

Posted September 9, 2013   On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a study on arsenic levels in rice...

FDA to Study Consumer Response to Fortified Snacks

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

Posted August 28, 2013 The intersection of food safety and technology will be prominently featured at the upcoming 34th Annual...