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What to Expect from FDA’s Food Label Fix-Up
By Kit Broihier, MS, RD, LD, Guiding Stars
Published April 14, 2014
FDA announced its proposed food label tweaks in late February; here’s a look at what’s in store. Read More »
Published April 11, 2014
Reps. Mike Pompeo and G.K. Butterfield have introduced The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act—a bill specifically aimed at halting individual state laws requiring mandatory labeling of GMOs. Read More »
Published April 3, 2014
CRN stressed enforcement of the current law, rather than an unnecessary regulatory overhaul. Read More »
Changes for Food/Supplement Facts Labeling: Don’t Get Boxed Out
By Andrea Wong, PhD, Vice President, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN)
Published April 2, 2014
There are several parts of the proposed rule that warrant the immediate attention (and action) of the dietary supplement industry. Read More »
Published April 1, 2014
AHPA has issued industry guidance for calculating the amount of protein listed on dietary supplement and food labels. Read More »
Momentum Grows for GMO Labeling
By Maged Sharaf, PhD, American Herbal Products Association
Published April 1, 2014
Agreement on the best policy for informing consumers about products containing genetically modified organisms remains elusive. Read More »
Health Claim Approved: Still Not Out Of The Woods
By Joerg Gruenwald, analyze & realize GmbH
Published April 1, 2014
EFSA approval may only be the first hurdle on track to using a health claim across the EU. Read More »
Nutrition Facts Label Revisions
By Todd Harrison & Erin Warren, Venable
Published April 1, 2014
FDA has proposed a series of changes to bring nutrition labels into the 21st century. Read More »
Flourishing Flora: Probiotics & Prebiotics Market Update
By Lisa Olivo, Associate Editor
Published April 1, 2014
Emerging science and broadened consumer awareness propel the probiotic and prebiotic categories to mainstream status. Read More »
How to Navigate Non-GMO Verification
By Sandra Kepler, CEO, FoodChain Global Advisors
Published April 1, 2014
Under pressure to provide GMO-free products, manufacturers can overcome common challenges with these compliance strategies. Read More »
The Non-GMO Market: Waiting for the Dust to Settle
By David Sprinkle, Research Director, Packaged Facts
Published April 1, 2014
We are in a period of clarification in the development of the market for non-GMO foods and beverages. Read More »
Published March 31, 2014
New certification helps to improve the knowledge base and professionalism of those who sell or recommend dietary supplements. Read More »
Published March 31, 2014
Products included undeclared amounts of sildenafil and tadalafil, active ingredients used to treat erectile dysfunction. Read More »
Published March 28, 2014
Sibutramine, phenolphthalein or a combination of both, was found in select weight loss products from New Life Nutritional Center and Pure Edge Nutrition. Read More »
Published March 28, 2014
The OCA calls on FDA to respond to consumer demand by requiring mandatory GMO labeling. Read More »
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