The FDA's scientific conclusion that meat and milk from cloned
cows, pigs and goats and their offspring is safe has elicited a
flurry of responses from both sides of the fence, raising issues
such as financial gain, trade opportunities,...
Nutrition facts labels on food and beverage products in the US
could be set for a revamp, with the nation's regulator announcing
this week that it is considering revising reference values and
A recent warning letter sent by FDA has again brought the 'natural'
sweetener stevia into the spotlight, prompting the regulatory
agency to say it soon expects to be petitioned to approve the
ingredient for use in foods...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has amended its food
additive regulations to allow for the safe use of glycerol ester of
tall oil rosin (GETOR) to adjust the density of citrus oils used in
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it will begin
to inspect food manufacturing facilities and test protein
ingredients following the recent news that the chemical melamine
may have entered the human food chain.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to process a
multitude of opposing comments on its proposal to introduce
products from cloned animals into the nation's food chain, which
reveal that industry, scientists and consumers...
The US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) risk assessment on meat
and milk from cloned animals is based on "flawed assumptions
and misrepresented findings", according to an independent
review released yesterday.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a guidance
letter to remind food and beverage manufacturers of the different
types of labeling claims available for use, and to clarify the
agency's regulation of these.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expects to launch a
consumer study to determine if footnotes on the nutrition labels of
food products will improve people's understanding of trans fat
An FDA risk assessment that is expected to declare meat and milk
derived from cloned animals safe for the food supply is currently
being reviewed by the government, and is due to be released by the
end of the year.
Two soft drink firms accused of using ingredients that could mix to
form a cancer-causing chemical in drinks plan to sign a settlement
with lawyers today, agreeing to change formulas and offer refunds.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is under-resourced,
under-staffed, and essentially incapable of overseeing potential
threats to the US food supply, according to a former FDA official
who last week opposed the National Uniformity...
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will beef up its process for
disclosing the conflicts of interest of its advisory experts, after
a survey suggests it is supressing scientific evidence in favor of
A new test should more accurately show the amount of benzene in
soft drinks on shop shelves, but that does not mean there is no
problem, says the scientist behind the new procedure to
In the absence of definitive action from the FDA, food
manufacturers should take the initiative to promote whole grains to
the American public, clearly indicating if products are an
excellent source or a good source of whole grains,...
With the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) poised to release a
risk assessment that is expected to declare food products derived
from cloned animals safe for the food supply, a new study has found
that these products would be...
The US food watchdog had made steps to find out more about the
potential carcinogen furan after a new technology detected very low
levels of furan in a wider range of foods larger than previously
A government document designed to assist food packaging
manufacturers on the conditions of using recycled plastic packaging
has been published in the US. Although recycling is actively
encouraged, there are still health and safety...
The US Food and Drug Administration has released a statement on the
National Academy of Sciences' report, 'Scientific Criteria to
Ensure Safe Food'. The report has been received as a reinforcement
of the FDA's...