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FDA Rule Prohibits Certain Nutrient Content Claims for Omega-3 Fatty Acids

The final rule prohibits label claims of food products, including dietary supplements, that are “high in,” “rich in,” or an “excellent source of” DHA or EPA and allows some nutrient content claims for ALA. On April 28,...more

4/29/2014 - Compliance Dietary Supplements FDA Final Rules Food Labeling

FDA Proposes Overhaul of Nutrition Facts Labeling

The first major overhaul of the Nutrition Facts panel in more than 20 years focuses on serving sizes, calories, and a refreshed design. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) on February 27 announced the...more

3/10/2014 - FDA Food Labeling NLEA Nutrition Facts Labels

FDA Warning Letters Signal Narrowing of “Medical Food” Category

Manufacturers seeking to enter the medical food market face increased challenges. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) has issued several Warning Letters to manufacturers of medical foods...more

2/17/2014 - FDA Food Manufacturers Food Safety Healthcare

What Is That in Your Beverage? And Wait—Is It Really a Beverage?

FDA “reminds” manufacturers of the requirements for food and dietary supplement ingredients and finalizes long-awaited liquid dietary supplement guidance. On January 14, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or...more

1/28/2014 - Dietary Supplements FDA Food Labeling

FDA Proposes Food Defense Rule to Protect Against Intentional Adulteration

New mandate would apply to major U.S. and international food processors and handlers. On December 24, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) issued a proposed rule, Focused Mitigation Strategies to...more

1/6/2014 - FDA Food Contamination Food Safety

FDA Releases Good Manufacturing Practices for Animal Food

Proposed requirements dictate a substantial upgrade of the current regulatory standard of care. On October 29, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) issued a proposed rule—Current Good Manufacturing...more

11/1/2013 - FDA Food Safety FSMA Manufacturers

FDA Flexes Its FSMA Muscles, Initiates Mandatory Recall

Recall notification suggests the agency is ready and willing to use its new, enhanced enforcement authority. On February 13, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began its first enforcement action under the...more

3/13/2013 - FDA FSMA Notice Requirements Product Recalls

FDA Releases Major New Food Safety Proposals

Affected parties should familiarize themselves with proposed rules for safe food processing and handling and on-farm produce safety; comments to FDA are due by May 16....more

1/10/2013 - FDA Food Manufacturers Food Safety FSMA Preventive Control Rule

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