Tuesday 20 February 2018


Nearly 25% of 2014 Warning Letters Issued to Seafood Industry

April 9, 2014 | No comments

A warning letter issued by the US FDA is the most common and widely used enforcement tool. It is also […]

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

January 16, 2014 | No comments

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

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

January 3, 2014 | No comments

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced through a consumer advisory on the danger of using a dietary supplement […]

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Trans Fat Banned Under New FDA Rule

November 7, 2013 | No comments

The US Food and Drug Administration announced today it will take steps to curb the use of partially hydrogenated oils […]

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

July 30, 2013 | No comments

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

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When is a “Ban” Really a “Ban”? FDA Announces New Rule Revoking BPA’s Approved Use in Infant Formula Packaging

July 12, 2013 | No comments

The US Food and Drug Administration announced a new rule barring the use of  bisphenol A (BPA) in infant formula packaging. […]

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FDA Proposes “Action Level” for Arsenic in Apple Juice

July 12, 2013 | No comments

Just before the arsenic-in-apple-juice scare started by Dr. Oz could fade from our collective memory, the US Food and Drug […]

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FDA Strengthens International Collaboration to Ensure Quality, Safety of Imported products

April 26, 2012 | No comments

The FDA’s Global Engagement Report shed light on the volume of imported food, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals and outlines the measures taken […]

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USDA Announces Steps to Improve Compliance with Residue Requirements and to Increase Testing at Establishments with Repeat Violators

April 24, 2012 | No comments

The USDA announced yesterday new guidance designed to prevent tainted meat products from reaching consumers. Like the Food Safety Modernization Act, which […]

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FDA Wants Limits on Antibiotics Given to Animals – Sets Flawed Rule

April 12, 2012 | No comments

The FDA yesterday called on drug companies to help limit the use of antibiotics in farm animals, a decades-old practice […]

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