Food and Drug Regulation

The FDA’s Sweet Proposal on Food Labels

Oct 1, 2015 News

The FDA has proposed adding to product labels daily percentages for added sugars.

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NYC Bill Would Have Kids Trade Calories for Toys

Sep 14, 2015 News

New research finds that kids would consume fewer calories under proposed fast-food standards.

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The American Pizza Community Bites Back

Jul 23, 2015 Analysis

Pizza restaurants break from restaurant lobby to challenge FDA’s menu labeling rule.

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Do Healthier School Lunches Mean More Food Waste?

Jul 21, 2015 Analysis

The debate on plate waste from healthy school lunches continues.

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First Biosimilar Drug Inches Closer to Entering U.S. Market

Apr 20, 2015 News

Newly approved type of generic drug defeats competitor in court and continues towards market.

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Expanding U.S. Aquaculture to the Open Ocean

Jan 5, 2015 News

A proposed rule would allow offshore aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico.

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FDA Revises its Historic Proposal to Regulate Animal Food

Dec 16, 2014 News

Industry pushback appears to slow down landmark rule.

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USDA Proposes Lifting Longstanding Ban on Argentinian Meat Imports

Oct 1, 2014 News

USDA finds meat from Northern Argentina can be safely imported despite longtime concerns about foot-and-mouth disease.

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Mixed Response to FDA’s Planned Makeover of Nutrition Labels

Jul 10, 2014 News

Proposed updates to label draw praise from public health groups, concern from food industry.

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Alcohol Bureau Will Not Revise Labeling Rules

Jul 9, 2014 Analysis

TTB withholds “gluten-free” label for specially processed beers.

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