Buried in the headlines when FDA approved GE salmon was news that the agency is taking issue with the term "non-GMO," used by hundreds of companies on thousands of products. Meanwhile, the labeling debate continues.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition has proposed a registry for supplements that will be initially designed for regulators, with a consumer-facing feature a possible goal for the future.
To the horror of GMO labeling and environmentalism advocates, today AquaBounty Technologies received FDA approval for its one and only product.
The FDA has proposed new regulations to clarify labeling requirements for fermented, distilled and hydrolyzed food with “gluten-free” claims.
With initial steps to define natural under way, the last thing we want is a weak standard.
USP’s public standards are recognized in US Law, enforceable by the FDA and used in nearly 140 countries to ensure supply chain integrity, medicine and supplement quality.
The Food and Drug Administration announced a call for comments on a definition for “natural” Tuesday. Action by the administration would have major implications for the natural products industry, but is the industry prepared for a fight?