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FDA Issues Two New Guidance Documents; Energy Drinks and Liquid Dietary Supplements Under New Scrutiny

The US FDA issued two new guidance documents focused on energy drinks following a Congressional call for action.

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Marijuana, THC, and the US FDA – What Does Increasing Legalization Mean for Food, Drugs, and Dietary Supplements?

Colorado made headlines this past week when its decriminalization of marijuana went into effect. Since that time an increasing number of calls and e-mails rushed…

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“Can a Dietary Supplement Treat a Concussion? No”; Stretching the Reach of Dietary Supplement Claims

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced through a consumer advisory on the danger of using a dietary supplement to treat concussions or traumatic…

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New FSMA Rule; FDA Proposed Rule: Focused Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a new rule today under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

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FDA Annouces Significant Overhaul of Proposed Produce Safety Rule

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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Two New Studies Debunk Benefits of Multivitamins; What is the Impact on Industry?

Two studies released on Monday gained national headlines for their findings on the effectiveness of multivitamins.

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Trans Fat Banned Under New FDA Rule

The US Food and Drug Administration announced today it will take steps to curb the use of partially hydrogenated oils from processed foods. The Agency…

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Proposed Preventative Controls and GMP Rule for Animal Food and Feed; Overview

The pet food and animal feed industry is set for sweeping changes under the newly proposed Preventative Controls and GMP rule. The US Food and…

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Shutdown Delays Medical Device Approvals (510(k)s)

As the shutdown continues the impact continues to be felt.

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Rare Recall Arrest; Jensen Farms Cantaloupe Owners Arrested, Charged

A rare and stunning arrest was made this week by the FDA and US Attorney’s Office. Eric and Ryan Jensen, the owners of the now…

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Review of FSVP Part 2: The Basic Mechanics of a FSVP

Food Court continues its series discussing the new Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) rule issued by the US FDA under the Food Safety Modernization Act…

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Review of Proposed Rule for Foreign Supplier Verification Program Review; Part 1 The Aim and Purpose Animating the Rule

The US Food and Drug Administration announced the long awaited Foreign Supplier Verification Rule (FSVP) under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) on Friday (see…

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