The DEA is Getting Past Just Saying No: Scientific Research into Medical Uses of Marijuana is a Bridge Toward a Policy Shift

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)’s recent decision declining to reschedule cannabis is a step bridging the national discussion — a step toward a possible agreement on medical cannabis through scientific research.

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FDA Issues Additional FSMA Draft Guidance Documents for Animal Foods and the Classification of Activities for Farms and Facilities

By | The Daily Intake | August 25, 2016

FDA has issued two draft guidance documents to assist industry with the implementation of Preventive Controls and Current Good Manufacturing Practices under the Animal Food Rule and another draft guidance to assist businesses in determining whether the activities they perform are within the “farm” definition.

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Survey of Store Recall Notification Policies Shows Efforts Are ‘inadequate’

By | Food Safety News | August 25, 2016
Survey of Store Recall Notification Policies Shows Efforts Are ‘inadequate’

A new survey of 32 leading grocery chains about their in-store recall notification practices reveals policies so “woefully inadequate” that consumers may or may not hear about recalled food items, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration should move quickly to adopt a standardized recall notification system as required by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

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