U.S. Rep. Steve King’s (R-IA) “Protect Interstate Commerce Act” has many folks biting their nails. Various groups have been expressing their concern about what the amendment to the long-awaited Farm Bill – which will not be finalized before January – could mean for states’ rights, the environment, animal welfare and food safety.
After completing its “first full risk assessment” of aspartame and associated breakdown products, a European Union food-safety group has concluded that the controversial artificial sweetener is safe for human consumption at current levels of exposure.
On April 9, 2012, the DEA issued an Order to Show Cause proposing the revocation of Joe W. Morgan, D.O.’s DEA registration based on his alleged prescribing of controlled substances in “dangerous and excessive,” and potentially lethal, quantities.
Concerned that differences between the physical characteristics of generic drugs and their reference listed drugs (RLDs) could affect patient outcomes, FDA has issued a draft guidance for industry on the topic.
As this blog has reported on numerous occasions, plaintiffs have brought claims challenging labeling of food products for mislabeling. The labels challenged include the use of the term “natural”, “0g trans fat” and the infamous claim of misbranding relating to “crunch berries.”
Dairy producer WhiteWave Foods has announced plans to pay about $600 million to purchase Earthbound Farm, the largest organic produce brand in the U.S.
As the public comment periods wind down on provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), experts on food safety law have planned to convene at Harvard Law School to discuss the law and where food safety will go next.
Two hours south of Seoul by comfortable and quiet train ride is Iksan City, where the Korea National Food Cluster is being built just east of town. JD Kim, assistant manager for the investment promotion team of the agency for the project also known as “Foodpolis,” stays busy running tours back and forth between the development site and Iksan City Hall.
Yauk’s Specialty Meats, a Windsor, Colo., establishment, is recalling approximately 90,000 pounds of various meat and poultry products that were produced under insanitary conditions, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
Yauk’s Specialty Meats of Windsor, CO, is recalling approximately 90,000 pounds of various meat and poultry products that were produced under insanitary conditions, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Monday evening.