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Banned in Hawaii, Poisons our Planet, But You're Probably Still Using it

  Story at-a-glance In a first of its kind move in the United States, the residents of Hawaii have collectively said “No!” to plastic bags; a ban

Setting the Record Straight on the Proposed Chicken Inspection Policy

Below is the text of a blog entry, "Setting the Record Straight on the Proposed Chicken Inspection Rule" by USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service ...
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How to register food processing facility with FDA

The following letter comes frmo the Food and Drug Administration explaining how to register food processing facility with the FDA. I have included the instructions to ...
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U.S. releases new nutrition standards

By  Maria Cendejas The U.S. government released new nutrition standards for school meals that included cutting down on sodium, limiting calories and offering students a wider ...
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Consumers Might Drink More Fungicide Residues With FDA’s Crack Down on OJ

Columbia, MD 1.18.2012 Consumers (parents) who are choosing to avoid orange juice because of FDA’s recent Carbendazim fungicide residue scare might actually consume (feed to their ...
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Food Chemical Regulations Rely Heavily on Industry Self-Policing and Lack Transparency (PR)

Contact: Colin Finan, 202.552.2272, cfinan@pewtrusts.org Washington, DC - 10/26/2011 - Safety decisions concerning one-third of the more than 10,000 substances that may be added to human food were ...
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RED ALERT: FDA Set to Ban Your Supplements

Story at-a-glance The FDA's new Draft Guidance on New Dietary Ingredients threatens to remove some of your most commonly used supplements from the market Manufacturers of supplements ...
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National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods to Hold Public Meetings

National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods to Hold Public Meetings Congressional and Public Affairs Bill Bagley (202) 720-9113WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2011 - The United States Department of ...
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Dietary Supplement Importers Won’t Be Exempt From New FDA Fees According to FDAImports.com

Columbia, MD 9.7.2011 According to Benjamin England, Founder and CEO of FDAImports.com, many dietary supplement importers are not aware that new FDA food inspection and re-examination fees ...
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FDA To Impose New Fees on Food Imports; Increase in Food Costs Imminent? (PR)

Press Release Columbia, MD 8.16.2011 This month FDA announced its plan to implement “re-examination” fees under the recently enacted FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (“FSMA”, which amended the federal ...
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