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The Daily Intake Blog

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FDA Releases Guidance on Dietary Fiber

USA - June 15 2018 Today, June 15, 2018, FDA published in the Federal Register a notice that it has issued “Guidance for Industry: The Declaration of Certain Isolated or…

Senate Released Bipartisan Draft of Farm Bill

USA - June 13 2018 As previously reported on this blog, in March 2018, House Agricultural Committee Chairman Michael Conway delayed the release of the draft law renewing…

Bipartisan Bill Would Protect State Marijuana Laws

USA - June 12 2018 Several U.S. Senators introduced a bipartisan bill titled, Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act (STATES Act), on June 7…

FDA Again Targets Bulk Quantities of Pure or Highly Concentrated Caffeine Sold to Consumers as Dietary Supplements

USA - June 11 2018 As previously reported on this blog, FDA sent Warning Letters to five companies that distributed pure powdered caffeine in 2015 and advised that it…

FDA and CDC Release Results of 2017 National Youth Tobacco Survey

USA - June 8 2018 On June 7, FDA and CDC released the results of the 2017 National Youth Tobacco Survey. Total number of high- and middle-school tobacco users of any…

Food and Agriculture Industries to Face Retaliatory Measures in Response to Trump Tariffs

Canada, European Union, Mexico, USA - June 7 2018 On June 1, the Trump Administration announced that it will extend tariffs on steel and aluminum to Mexico, Canada, and the European Union (EU), which…

FDA and USDA Announce Collaborative Effort to Align Produce Safety Requirements

USA - June 6 2018 On June 5, 2018, FDA and USDA announced a new collaborative effort to streamline produce safety requirements for farmers by aligning the USDA…

WHO Panel Holds Back on Calling for Sugary Drink Tax

USA - June 5 2018 An independent panel advising the World Health Organization (WHO) did not recommend taxing sugary drinks in a report, titled, “A Time to Deliver.”…

Consumer Groups Urge FDA to Establish Traceability Requirements for High-Risk Foods and Designate Leafy Greens as High-Risk

USA - June 4 2018 A May 24 letter from nine consumer and food safety groups urges the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) “to designate produce, including leafy…

USDA Issues Guidelines Regarding Livestock Slaughter and Processing Inspection Exemptions

USA - June 1 2018 On May 24, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a guideline: FSIS Guideline for…