Cosmetics Gone Wild

Published on March 2, 2019

In 2017, the global cosmetics industry was valued at $532.43 billion, and is projected to…

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Dietary Supplements Containing Pure or Highly Concentrated Caffeine – Potential Adulteration

Published on September 6, 2018

In response to the increase in caffeinated dietary supplements in the marketplace and public health…

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Cell-Cultured Meat: Who Will Regulate, FDA or USDA?

Published on August 6, 2018

Does the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have the regulatory tools and experience necessary to…

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Proposed Rule for Labeling Bioengineered Foods: Key Information for Stakeholders

Published on July 10, 2018

The proposed rule for the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (NBFDS) was recently released by…

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Virulent Newcastle Disease Confirmed in Backyard Chickens in California

Published on June 5, 2018

Ten cases of virulent Newcastle disease (vND) have been confirmed by the United States Department…

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“Informed Decision Making” a Priority for Responsible Stakeholders in Dietary Supplement Industry

Published on May 1, 2018

The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is the home to the National Center for Natural…

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“Natural” Ingredients in Dietary Supplements for Sports Nutrition: Unfounded Assumption of Safety

Published on April 3, 2018

In 2016, sports nutrition dietary supplements sales in the United States (U.S.) totaled $5.7 billion…

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Food Safety Plans: Risk-Based Preventive Controls

Published on March 6, 2018

In Burdock Group’s February newsletter, we discussed key requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA),…

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FSMA Key Requirements: Food Safety Plans and Preventive Controls Qualified Individuals

Published on February 6, 2018

In case you were not already overwhelmed with the acronyms used in the food industry…

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Filing a Citizen Petition to FDA: How It Works and What It Can Accomplish

Published on January 9, 2018

Is there a regulation or order related to food that you would like the U.S….

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European Parliament Vetoes Scientific Criteria for Endocrine Disruptors

Published on November 7, 2017

Chemicals with endocrine disruption potential can be found all around us, such as in the…

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What data will FDA consider as evidence that a substance is a pre-DSHEA dietary ingredient?

Published on October 10, 2017

On Oct.3, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public meeting to discuss…

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