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Congress introduces legislation to regulate heavy metal action levels in infant and toddler foods

Last week, members of both chambers of Congress announced the introduction of new legislation – the Baby Food Safety Act of 2021 – that would establish limitations on the levels ...

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Reminder: Compliance date for new FDA requirements for fermented and hydrolyzed “gluten-free” foods

The 13 August 2021 compliance date for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) final rule1 establishing recordkeeping requirements for foods bearing “gluten-free”...

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FDA issues letter to baby and toddler food manufacturers on chemical hazards

On 5 March 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a letter to baby and toddler food manufacturers and processors covered by the preventive control provisions of the...

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USDA and HHS Release 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
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Just in time for New Year’s resolutions, USDA and HHS issued the 2020-2025 edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025...

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FDA issues Final Guidance on use of “Potassium Salt” as an alternate name for Potassium Chloride

Yesterday the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Final Guidance document regarding the use of an alternate name for potassium chloride in food labeling.

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FDA issues final rule on records required to support “Gluten-Free” claim on fermented or hydrolyzed food
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The FDA recently issued a final rule on the gluten-free labeling of fermented or hydrolyzed foods, detailing the records necessary to support a “gluten-free” claim on the label...

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USDA and DEA interim final rules on hemp – Major issues remaining to be resolved

While the hemp industry eagerly awaits FDA’s Cannabidiol (CBD) Enforcement Policy draft guidance (1), both the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Drug...

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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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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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