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Food and Drug Regulation

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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The Promise and Perils of Gluten-Free Labels

Jul 8, 2014 Analysis

The FDA’s gluten-free labeling rule may lead manufacturers to inform some consumers while misleading others.

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Cracks Emerge in U.S. Prohibition on Industrial Hemp Cultivation

Mar 4, 2014 Analysis

As 2014 Farm Bill loosens federal restrictions, states look to gain new revenue.

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What is the Future for Genetic Testing and Personalized Medicine?

Feb 6, 2014 Analysis

FDA declares personalized medicine “has clearly arrived.”

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The FDA Trans Fats Ban and the Goal of Informed Consumers

Nov 21, 2013 News

FDA seeks comment on its determination trans fats are unsafe and should be banned.

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Regulatory Responses to Honeybee Deaths

Oct 2, 2013 News

Regulatory efforts to combat honeybee deaths focus on pesticides.

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The History of Precaution

Sep 23, 2013 Opinion

An analysis of legal traditions provides insight into transnational regulatory relations.

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