“Clean” Labels Must Also Mean Safe Foods

Published on July 11, 2017

There has recently been an increased interest in cooking, as evidenced by the increase in…

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Genetic Modification: Next Advancement in Animal Breeding Techniques?

Published on February 7, 2017

The following is a brief summary of an article on the consumer acceptance of genetically…

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New FDA Dietary Supplement Guidance: Unnecessarily High Requirements for Safety Factors Based on Animal Studies

Published on December 2, 2016

The FDA’s new guidance document on new dietary ingredient notifications (NDINs) and related issues (1)…

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Dietary Supplements in the U.S. and Abroad: Similarities and Differences

Published on September 1, 2016

Demand for dietary and nutritional supplements worldwide continues to increase, with steady growth in the…

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The GRAS Process and Notifying FDA under the Final Rule (Part 1)

Published on August 1, 2016

What makes for a successful Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) determination?  In the recent past…

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The Elements for a Successful Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS)

Published on August 1, 2016

What makes for a successful Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) determination?  In the recent past…

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Safety of Animal Feed Ingredients… More Than Just Maintaining Growth?

Published on May 1, 2016

Within the last decade, there has been an increase in the level of concern for…

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The Difference between “Food” and “Functional Food” and the Substantiation of Associated Claims

Published on July 1, 2014

“Food” can be loosely defined as any substance that people or animals eat or drink,…

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The Use of Foods as Coloring Ingredients for Processed Foods in the USA, EU, China, Russia and Brazil

Published on May 1, 2014

The addition of color to foods can have a significant effect on foods’ appeal by…

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FDA Guidance for Animal Food Additive Petitions: Expanding FDA’s Reach?

Published on December 1, 2013

Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) released (September 11, 2013) draft…

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