Wednesday 24 January 2018


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

January 6, 2014 | No comments

Colorado made headlines this past week when its decriminalization of marijuana went into effect. Since that time an increasing number […]

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

December 17, 2013 | No comments

Two studies released on Monday gained national headlines for their findings on the effectiveness of multivitamins.  The two studies found […]

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FDA Proposes New Study on Fortified Foods; Agency Concerned Industry Misleading Consumers

August 28, 2013 | No comments

The US  Food and Drug Administration (FDA) submitted to the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the required […]

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Anonymous FDA Official: “70% of supplements companies violate agency rules”; Number Likely Inflated

August 21, 2013 | No comments

A jarring headline this morning out of Long Island. Newsday (sub. required), a regional newspaper, quotes a US Food and Drug […]

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Dems Push for ‘Pink Slime’ Labeling Requirement

April 2, 2012 | No comments

The Hill reported late Friday on House Democrats introduction of new legislation that would require packages of meat to be […]

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Lab Tests Find Carcinogen in Regular and Diet Coke and Pepsi

March 6, 2012 | 1 comment

The safety of soda is put into question by a new study. The Center for Science in the Public Interest […]

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Seafood Solutions Fined $1M For Labeling Frozen Catfish As Grouper

February 7, 2012 | No comments

The Associated Press is reporting on the sentencing of Seafood Solutions Inc. of Torrance California for mislabeling imported fish. Seafood […]

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What is Ractopamine? Dispute Over Drug in Feed Limiting US Meat Exports

January 26, 2012 | No comments

A new report for MSNBC by Helena Bottemiller  revealed ractopamine hydrochloride, a growth promoting drug, has become the focus of an […]

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FTC Permanently Stops Six Operators from Using Fake News Sites that Allegedly Deceived Consumers about Acai Berry Weight-Loss Products

January 25, 2012 | No comments

When considering health claims about a product the FDA often comes to mind. That Agency, however, is not alone in […]

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Lawsuit Alleges Frito-Lay’s GMO Snacks Aren’t “Natural”

January 2, 2012 | No comments

Back in August Food Court reported on a lawsuit brought against Con Agra’s Wesson cooking oil for its use of […]

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