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FDA issues draft guidance setting action levels for lead in food intended for babies and young children

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a draft guidance for industry on Action Levels for Lead in Food Intended for Babies and Young Children (Draft Guidance). The...


FDA proposes redesign for Human Foods Program - US

On January 31, 2023, Commissioner Califf announced a new vision for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Human Foods Program. The Proposal calls for unifying the work...


FDA asks Congress to legislate CBD approval pathway, as new law permits marijuana & CBD research

In an official statement last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its conclusion that the existing regulatory framework for foods and dietary supplements is not...


FDA to test front of pack nutrition labeling schemes through consumer research

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to explore the development of a standardized front of package (FOP) nutrition labeling scheme by conducting consumer research.


U.S. Food Law Preview - Key issues affecting the food industry in 2023

We’re a few weeks into 2023, and while some new year’s resolutions may have already fallen to the wayside, there are plenty of food law issues that will take us through 2023 and ...


USDA issues final rule strengthening oversight and enforcement of its organic regulations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has amended its organic regulations to strengthen oversight and enforcement of the National Organic Program...


FSIS issues final rule expanding generic label approval

The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently issued a final rule expanding the circumstances under which it will generically approve the labels of meat, poultry, and egg...


FTC seeks to reinvigorate enforcement of Robinson-Patman Act

The US Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) reported investigations of Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo. Inc. for price discrimination are a significant step toward the...


OMB releases Fall 2022 Unified Agenda of Regulatory Actions

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently released the Fall 2022 Unified Agenda of Regulatory Actions, which outlines the rulemaking actions currently under development in each...

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