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With the U.S. PFAS “Phase-out” clock ticking, what every food company should know

As regulatory bodies increase their scrutiny of per- and polyfluroalkyl substances (PFAS), food companies should work closely with their suppliers and prepare for the compliance transition.

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FDA to Propose Acacia (Gum Arabic) as a Dietary Fiber

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted a citizen petition concerning the classification of acacia (gum arabic) as a dietary fiber. As a result of the petition,...

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FDA updates on efforts to assist U.S. companies with China’s new food facility regulation

On October 22, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published an update on its efforts to assist US companies on China’s implementation of a new registration requirement...

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Federal Court Sides with FDA and Upholds GRAS Rule

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA or the Agency) motion for summary judgment on September 30, 2021,...

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FDA issues sodium reduction final guidance
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On October 13, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued final guidance titled “Voluntary Sodium Reduction Goals: Target Mean and Upper Bound Concentrations for Sodium...

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OEHHA proposes new glyphosate warning while First Amendment appeal to 9th Circuit remains pending
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As we reported earlier, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California issued a permanent injunction barring Proposition 65 warnings for glyphosate-based pesticides, which...

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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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China’s new rules for food importation and facility registration

China recently announced two revised decrees that, once implemented, would impose substantial new requirements for food and beverage companies that export to China.

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The Ninth Circuit Court stayed the Proposition 65 Acrylamide Preliminary Injunction

We recently became aware of a 27 May 2021 opinion from the Ninth Circuit that “stayed” the preliminary injunction barring private parties from filing new lawsuits against...

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