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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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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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California’s OEHHA releases draft report questioning the safety of FDA approved certified colors

On August 28, California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), the lead state agency for the assessment of health risks posed by chemical substances, released a...

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Mexico Update: Interinstitutional Accord

On July 31st 2020, the Interinstitutional Accord between the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Health, through the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks...

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AMS Requests Comments on Updates to List of Bioengineered Foods

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is seeking comments on recommendations to update the List of Bioengineered Foods (List) under...

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National Advertising Division Issues Decision on “100% Natural,” Satiety, and Curbing Cravings Claims

A recent action by the National Advertising Division (NAD), a self-regulatory arm of the Better Business Bureau, addresses the level of proof necessary to support "natural" and...

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Proposition 65 Updates

We would like to bring to your attention three recent developments related to California’s Proposition 65. On July 8, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)...

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EU wine producers can now benefit from a temporary relaxation in competition rules

The European wine sector has been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to statistics from the European Commission (EC), there has been a 30% reduction in the volume of wine...

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