In announcing a draft compliance guide for FDA staff on enforcement about major food allergen labeling the agency has missed the mark with a comment about sesame activities, according to the Center for Science inContinue Reading FDA’s draft guidance on allergen labeling met with lukewarm reception from consumer group
The Food Date Labeling Act looks to standardize food date labels
A new bipartisan, bicameral bill has been reintroduced in Congress that aims to standardize and clarify food date labels to reduce food waste.
The Food Date Labeling Act, brought forth by the Bipartisan Food Recovery…Continue Reading The Food Date Labeling Act looks to standardize food date labels
FDA extends comment period for guidance on plant-based ‘milk’ labels
The Food and Drug Administration is reopening the public comment period on draft guidance for labels on plant-based “milk” products.
Federal officials say the new deadline for submitting comments will be determined when the reopening…Continue Reading FDA extends comment period for guidance on plant-based ‘milk’ labels
A new CSPI national poll indicates an overwhelming favorable public response to the labeling change
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Momentum for mandatory front-of-package nutrition labeling continues to grow as new organizations are joining the effort to encourage the Food and Drug Administration to develop labels that would call attention to high…Continue Reading A new CSPI national poll indicates an overwhelming favorable public response to the labeling change
Letter From The Editor: Naming rights come with some responsibility
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The Food and Drug Administration’s big bosses last week said the agency is going to permit various milk alternatives to carry milk labeling just like the liquid cows produce. The really good…Continue Reading Letter From The Editor: Naming rights come with some responsibility
National Chicken Council renews petition for cooking instruction changes
Almost seven years ago, the National Chicken Council (NCC) petitioned the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to adopt regulations establishing labeling requirements for not-ready-to-eat (NRTE) stuffed chicken breast products that may appear to be…
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Meat, fish and supplements on radar of Lithuanian officials
Lithuanian authorities have stopped the sale of possibly unsafe meat, clamped down on fish traders and uncovered food supplement violations in the past month.
Officers at the State Food and Veterinary Service (VMVT) blocked the…
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Market of Choice receives FDA warning letter after four recalls in the past 5 years
As part of its enforcement activities, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its jurisdiction. Some letters are not posted for public view until weeks or months after they are sent. …
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Designed By Nature recalls milk formulas because they are not for infants
Designed By Nature of California is recalling Goat’s Milk Powder, Cow’s Milk Powder and Base Milk Powder formulas because the labeling is not clear that the products are not intended to be used as infant …
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U.S. House passes FASTER Act for sesame labeling
The U.S. House has approved the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education and Research (FASTER) Act, bringing sesame one step closer to becoming the ninth major allergen, as defined by federal law.
The legislation requires that …
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