Regulatory Update Week of 02/03/2020

Nutrition Labeling Guidance Published, USDA Acceptable GMO Testing Methods, APHIS Data Mandatory in ACE Entry Filings, Warning Letters and more Food Industry Regulatory Update: Week of 02/03/2020 In this week’s edition: FDA Releases Compliance Guide on Nutrition Labeling AMS Tart Cherry Marketing Order Referendum AMS Publishes Draft Testing Methods for GMOs APHIS To Launch Mandatory…

Food Industry Regulatory Update – Week of 10/21

FDA Delays Nutrition Labeling Enforcement, Baby Powder Recall, New FDA Commissioner Considered, CBD Enforcement, Modified Risk Tobacco Approved & more Regulatory Update: Week of October 21, 2019 In this edition: FDA Delays Nutrition Fact Panel Enforcement Prospective FDA Commissioner Considered FDA Issues Another CBD Warning Letter FDA: J&J Baby Powder Contains Asbestos FSIS Posts Individual…

USFI President Appears in National Geographic

On May 24, 2016, U.S. Food Imports LLC President Erik Lieberman was quoted in National Geographic on FDA’s new final nutrition labeling regulations.  Read the article here: http://ow.ly/HkAf300DLcx.  For more information on nutrition labeling or other FDA or USDA food import matters please contact Erik Lieberman at elieberman1@usfoodimports.com or 202.765.1800.

FDA Finalizes Nutrition Labeling Rules

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on May 20, 2016, finalized rules updating the Nutrition Facts Panel and changing the serving sizes (reference amounts customarily consumed) for certain foods.  The rules may be found here and here. Compliance is required by July 26, 2018.  Small businesses have an additional year to comply. For more…