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FDA announces additional flexibility for new nutrition labeling requirements

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced in a recent Constituent Update that it is providing additional flexibility to food manufacturers with less than $10 million in annual...

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California update: OEHHA extends comment period

California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is extending the public comment period for its proposal that lays out what constitutes a Proposition 65 exposure...

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NOP issues proposed rule amending organic requirements to strengthen organic enforcement

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) National Organic Program (NOP) issued a proposed rule in early August that would amend the...

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FDA issues first injunction under Produce Safety Rule

For the first time, FDA entered into a consent decree against a firm or grower for violations of the Produce Safety Rule.

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FSIS issues Proposed Rule to expand generic labeling approval

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS or the agency) has issued a Proposed Rule to expand the circumstances in which FSIS will...

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National Academies release early draft framework for equitable COVID-19 vaccine allocation

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have released in draft form a report providing recommendations on how to prioritize access to a COVID-19 vaccine, once one is...

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FDA and OSHA release checklist for human and animal food operations and updates on food inspections

On September 1, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) held a joint webinar to discuss the jointly-issued Employee Health and...

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DEA issues interim final rule implementing 2018 Farm Bill

In the prepublication version of today’s Federal Register, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) issued an interim final rule (IFR) implementing conforming changes to DEA’s...

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Prop 65 Update: Proposed Regulation would Change the Warning Requirements

On August 4, 2020, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), the lead agency that implements California’s Proposition 65 (“Prop 65”), proposed to adopt ...

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