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FDA to test voluntary “healthy” symbols through consumer research

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently signaled its continued interest in developing a voluntary “healthy” symbol for packaged foods as a representation of the ...

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Supreme Court finds FTC lacks authority to seek monetary relief under Section 13(b)

On 22 April, the Supreme Court dealt a striking blow to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) longstanding reliance on Section 13(b) of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act) as a...

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PFAS and phthalates added to Model Toxics in Packaging Legislation as regulated substances
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In the latest of a series of actions targeted at eliminating the presence of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food and beverage products, the Toxics in Packaging...

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FDA signals uptick in enforcement with market sweep on depression claims

On 19 February, 2021 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced warning letters to ten companies for selling dietary supplements that claim to cure, treat, mitigate, or prevent...

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OMB releases Fall 2020 Unified Agenda of Regulatory Actions
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The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently released the Fall 2020 Unified Agenda of Regulatory actions, which outlines the rulemaking actions currently under development in each...

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FDA, USDA, and CDC release annual report announcing the sources of foodborne illness

On 18 December 2020 the Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) announced the release of its 2018 annual report on the sources of foodborne illness involving the pathogens...

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A snapshot of the changing regulatory framework for PFAS
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Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of human-made chemicals that have been used in a range of consumer products for decades. Known for being resistant to grease,...

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FDA provides additional time to submit DUNS number as part of the 2020 facility registration renewal

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a guidance document on 1 December 2020 announcing an enforcement policy related to submission of a facility’s Unique Facility...

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HHS announces polices related to future rulemaking procedures

On 24 November 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued Notices in the Federal Register announcing two new policies related to future rulemaking procedures for all HHS ...

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