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Highlights of FDA’s implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act in 2013
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2013

On January 4, 2011, President Obama signed into law the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which has been touted as the most sweeping legislation


IOM issues Phase II report recommending energy star-type ratings for a food front-of-package nutrition rating system
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2011

In 2009, Congress requested an Institute of Medicine study examining "front-of-package" ("FOP") nutrition labeling systems and symbols and the effect that FOP labeling could have on consumer food choices


8th Circuit Court of Appeals rules false advertising allegations regarding organic claims are not preempted by Organic Foods Production Act of 1990
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2010

The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that certain false advertising claims based on state consumer protection and anti-deception statutes were not preempted by the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 (OFPA) a federal Act that establishes national standards for the sale and labeling of organically produced agricultural products, and creates a certification program through which agricultural products may be certified to produce organic products


GAO concludes FDA should strengthen its oversight of GRAS ingredients
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2010

On March 5, 2010, the General Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report evaluating the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) policies concerning food ingredients that have been determined to be "Generally Recognized As Safe" (GRAS


FDA proposes gluten-free labeling standards for fermented and hydrolyzed foods
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2015

On November 18, 2015, the FDA issued a proposed rule to set standards for making a "gluten-free" claim for foods that are fermented, hydrolyzed, or


FDA partially stays controversial policy of requiring INDs for clinical studies evaluating food, dietary supplements and cosmetics
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2015

On Friday, October 30, 2015, FDA issued a Federal Register Notice announcing a partial stay of the agency's controversial Final IND Guidance entitled


New FDA Guidance doubles-down on 1980 fortification policy and potential misbranding risks of “inappropriate fortification”
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2015

FDA recently released its Guidance for Industry: Questions and Answers on FDA's Fortification Policy (Guidance) to "clarify the existing policy" in


Sunscreen Innovation Act changes FDA review process for more than just OTC sunscreens
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2014

On November 26, 2014, the President signed into law the "Sunscreen Innovation Act." The Act is primarily intended expedite the Food and Drug


FDA Continues FSMA Implementation, Finalizes Guidance on Voluntary Qualified Importer Program to Expedite Food Imports
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2016

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) released last week a final version of its guidance for industry on the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program


FDA targets antibacterial soaps in new proposed rule
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2013

On Monday, FDA announced a new proposed rule that would amend the 1994 TFM for OTC antiseptic drug products. The change would require companies that