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FDA proposes updated criteria for "healthy" claims in labeling

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued its proposed rule updating the definition of the implied nutrient content claim “healthy” for use in labeling. Under the...


Court invalidates text message option under Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

A court has invalidated the portion of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS’s) final rule implementing the National...


Proposed updates to list of bioengineered foods for National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA’s) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has issued a proposed rule to update the List of Bioengineered Foods (List) under the National...


Seafood companies voluntarily recall canned clam products after FDA finds concerning levels of PFAS

FDA recently released the results of its seafood survey it conducted to measure the amount of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in 81 seafood samples of clams, cod, crab, pollock,...


FDA cites five companies for illegally selling Delta-8 THC and CBD products

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued Warning Letters to five companies selling products containing delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (delta-8 THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). ...


FDA issues draft guidance on evaluating public health \impacts from non-major food allergens

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published draft guidance that explains the approach the agency intends to take when evaluating the public health importance of food...


FDA provides update on consumer research for voluntary “healthy” symbol

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has provided an update on the consumer research it plans to conduct on voluntary symbols that could potentially be used in the future to convey...


New Acrylamide Prop 65 lawsuits: preliminary injunction reinstated; proposed regulation disapproved

Two significant decisions were recently issued regarding California’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65). First, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reinstated a district...


USDA makes filing in lawsuit on BE food disclosure

USDA has filed its opposition to summary judgement in the case filed by the Center for Food Safety (CFS) regarding the agency’s implementation of the National Bioengineered Food...

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