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Food and Drug Regulation

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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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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