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FDA and CDC Identify One Source of E. Coli Contaminated Romaine

USA - December 14 2018 As discussed in this blog two and three weeks ago, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have…

Contrary to Popular Reports, Farm Bill Will Not Affect FDA Status of CBD

USA - December 13 2018 Media outlets are reporting that a Farm Bill provision removing industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act…

Second Circuit Remands “Whole Grain” Cheez-It Lawsuit

USA - December 12 2018 The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that a New York district court erred in ruling that labeling Kellogg’s Cheez-It…

Mixed Reactions to Final Rule on School Meal Flexibilities

USA - December 11 2018 As previously posted on this blog on November 30, 2017, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced temporary exemptions to some of the rigid…

U.S. Department of Justice Sides with California Against States Opposing Egg Production Standards That Require Room for Chickens to Move

USA - December 10 2018 As reported here, Missouri and twelve other states asked the U.S. Supreme Court on December 4, 2018 to hear their challenge to provisions of the…

USDA Issues Final Rule Setting a Uniform Compliance Date for Food Labeling Regulations

USA - December 7 2018 The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) today issued a final rule establishing January 1, 2022 “as…

New York Single Service Expanded Polystyrene Ban Takes Effect on January 1, 2019

USA - December 6 2018 After years of delay, New York City’s ban on single use expanded polystyrene (EPS) will go into effect on January 1, 2019. EPS is defined in the rule…

FDA Alerts Consumers to Dog Food Recalls For Potentially Toxic Vitamin D Exposure

USA - December 5 2018 On December 3, FDA issued an alert to pet owners and veterinary professionals about the recalls of several dry dog foods with potentially toxic levels…

FDA Develops Educational Module on Menu Labeling

USA - December 4 2018 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of an online educational and training module that explains the types of…

EFSA Releases Evaluation of Cyanide Risk from Foods

European Union - December 3 2018 The European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) has opened a public consultation into a draft opinion on…