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FSIS proposes unified 30-day timeline for filing appeals related to inspection activities

The proposed rule would require that Food Safety and Inspection Service inspection decisions, such as Noncompliance Records, be appealed within 30 days.

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OMB releases Spring 2021 Unified Agenda of Regulatory Actions

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently released the Spring 2021 Unified Agenda of Regulatory actions, which outlines the rulemaking actions currently under development in each...

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Reminder: Opportunity to comment on draft “healthy” symbols for FDA’s planned consumer research

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released draft options for a new voluntary “healthy” symbol for packaged foods to depict the nutrient content claim.

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Mounting pressure at both federal and state levels to expand PFAS oversight in food packaging

California and Vermont have recently joined a growing list of states that have passed legislation banning the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food...

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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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