The US Food and Drug Administration took a major step in making sure consumers have updated nutritional information for most packaged foods sold in the United States, that will help people make informed decisions about the foods they eat and feed their families.
The US Food and Drug Administration have finalized a new food safety rule under the landmark, bipartisan FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that will help to prevent wide-scale public health harm by requiring companies in the United States and abroad to take steps to prevent intentional adulteration of the food supply. While such acts are unlikely to occur, the new rule advances mitigation strategies to further protect the food supply.
Renaissance BioScience Corp. announces U.S. FDA acceptance of GRAS notification for Non-GMO Acrylamide-Reducing Yeast
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued final guidance to the food industry to help growers, manufacturers and food service operators take steps to reduce levels of acrylamide in certain foods, including baked goods as bread, crackers, and breakfast cereals that are cooked from cereal crops such as wheat and corn.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed labeling changes to add the percentage of recommended daily intake of added sugars in packaged foods. In March last year, FDA proposed that food companies include added sugars on the Nutrition Facts label. However, this proposed rule did not include the declaration of the percent daily value for added sugars. The… Read more »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed including a percent daily value (%DV) for added sugars on Nutrition Facts labels on packaged foods. The value would be based on the recommendation that the daily intake of calories from added sugars not exceed 10 percent of total calories. And, the new section would be similar to information on nutrients… Read more »
The US government declared war on artificial fats known as “trans” that are present in almost all processed foods. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it will ban the use of partially hydrogenated oils (Phos) in food, considering them a threat to public health. The restriction will be applied gradually over a period of three years. These oils are… Read more »
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating an outbreak of listeria linked to the Blue Bell brand that has killed three people in the United States.
The United States Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of spirulina as a colorant for a wider range of applications. Initially approved for use in candy and chewing gum, the use of spirulina as a colorant has now been extended to frostings, ice cream, frozen desserts, dessert coatings and toppings, beverage mixes and powders, yogurts, custards, puddings, cottage… Read more »