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Proposed Label Regulations Sent to the OIRA

On April 29, 2016 the FDA gave the proposed labeling regulations to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) (part of the Office of Management and Budget), who will review the guidelines to make sure they are consistent with the applicable law and that they do not conflict with policies and procedures from another...
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The Nutritional Facts Panel Regs Have Yet to Be Announced. Now What?

It seems as if the entire food manufacturing industry is holding it's breath waiting to hear from the FDA on when the new labeling regulations will be finalized, and what, exactly, those regulations will entail. In the meantime, here are four topics worth considering: 1. New Mandatory Nutrients. Get ready to add these...
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3 Reasons to Get Started on Menu Labeling Now

menu-label-2 The menu labeling compliance date has been postponed again.
As a result of language in the omnibus appropriations bill enacted December 18, 2015 (Public Law 114-113 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016), FDA is delaying enforcement from December 1, 2016, to the date that is one year after it issues final, Level...
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Q & A with an Oregon Food-Safety Inspector

Eric Edmunds is a program analyst with the Oregon Department of Agriculture. He’s agreed to talk with us about food-safety inspections in Oregon. Q: Can you sum up what you do, please?
I started as a law clerk, and managed the rule-making process for food safety, as well as an occasional rule in animal health and plant...
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