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A Seat at the Table Blog

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Settlement Reached in Lawsuit to Compel FDA to Implement FSMA Traceability Provisions

USA - June 12 2019 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reached a settlement with the two consumer groups that sued FDA in October 2018 to compel the agency to…

FDA Encourages “Best If Used By” Labeling to Describe Quality Dates

USA - May 30 2019 On May 23, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a letter to the food industry “strongly support[ing]” the use of “Best If Used By” labeling…

OMB Issues Memorandum Guidance on Executive Departments’ and Agencies’ Compliance with the Congressional Review Act

USA - May 17 2019 The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently issued an updated memorandum to the heads of executive departments and agencies entitled, "Guidance…

FDA Issues Draft Guidance Allowing the Use of “Potassium Chloride Salt” as a Common or Usual Name

USA - May 17 2019 Today the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued draft guidance announcing that the agency intends to exercise enforcement discretion to allow the…

FSMA Intentional Adulteration Vulnerability Assessments Training Course

USA - May 9 2019 On May 31, Hogan Lovells will offer an important training program on conducting a vulnerability assessment under the Mitigation Strategies to Protect…

Consumer Horizons: CBD in foods, dietary supplements, and cosmetics: Navigating the global Wild West

USA - May 6 2019 Increasing consumer interest in cannabis-derived ingredients has led to an explosion of the use of the non-intoxicating cannabinoid, cannabidiol (CBD)…

FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Initiation of Voluntary Recalls Under 21 CFR Part 7, Subpart C

USA - May 3 2019 The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued Draft Guidance for Industry entitled “Initiation of Voluntary Recalls Under 21…

FDA Acting Commissioner Sharpless and Deputy Commissioner Yiannas Issue Statement on Steps to Usher the U.S. into a New Era of Smarter Food Safety

USA - May 2 2019 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Acting Commissioner Ned Sharpless, M.D., and Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response Frank Yiannas…

CBD at TTB: TTB Issues New Industry Circular on Hemp-Derived Ingredients in Alcohol Beverages

USA - May 2 2019 Many food and beverage companies are assessing the use of hemp-derived ingredients in their products in light of the 2018 Farm Bill provisions…

CDC Publishes Updated Report on Preliminary Foodborne Illness Trends

USA - May 1 2019 Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report entitled, “Preliminary Incidence and Trends of Infections with…