The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today a public meeting to discuss the agency’s Nutrition Innovation Strategy. In a statement released today, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., emphasized that the public meeting will begin an important dialogueRead more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today launched the new Substances Added to Food inventory, an upgraded version of the original Everything Added to Food in the U. S. (EAFUS) inventory. The new searchable inventory contains approximately 4,000 substances,Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reviewing comments on its draft guidance to inform its approach to the declaration of added sugars on pure maple syrup and pure honey.
FDA recognizes the complexity of this issue andRead more
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a progress report on the U.S. FDA – Mexico Produce Safety Partnership. The report shows how this collaboration is enhancing the safety of produce.
This report, U.S. FDARead more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today a public meeting to discuss foods produced using animal cell culture technology. The public meeting will be held on July 12, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued guidance and a supporting science review identifying eight additional non-digestible carbohydrates (NDCs) that the agency intends to propose to add to the list of non-digestible carbohydrates thatRead more
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG) to help food facilities meet their registration requirements under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act).
The FD&C Act requires food facilitiesRead more
With VQIP Application Period set to Expire, FDA Encourages Importers to Prepare Early for Next Cycle
The Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP) is a voluntary fee-based program that provides expedited review and import entry of human and animal foods into the United States for participating importers. To participate, importers are requiredRead more
FDA Extends Compliance Date for Certain Uses of Partially Hydrogenated Oils in Food; Denies Petition for Certain Uses of PHOs
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is extending the compliance date for certain uses of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs). For the majority of uses of PHOs, June 18, 2018 remains the date after which manufacturersRead more