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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Some Speculation on Forthcoming Dietary Supplement Guidelines

Published on August 1, 2016

If you liked the Draft Guidance for Industry: Dietary Supplements: New Dietary Ingredient Notifications and…

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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 Assessment Considerations When Testing Food Ingredients or Food Related Nanomaterials

Published on July 1, 2016

Nanomaterials (NM) are substances that have at least one dimension in the nanoscale (1-100 nm)….

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International Regulations on Genetically Modified Organisms in Food

Published on June 1, 2016

Fifteen years ago, a survey conducted in college students compared consumer acceptance of genetically modified…

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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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International Regulations on Dietary Supplements: Challenges and Opportunities

Published on April 1, 2016

An aging population has increasingly become a global phenomenon, not just in developed countries, but…

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Colors from Natural Sources: Are They Safe for New Uses?

Published on March 1, 2016

With today’s focus on “clean” labels, food manufacturers are replacing artificial colors with colors from…

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Regulatory Update: FDA Issues a “Stay” For Parts of the Final Guidance for INDs

Published on March 1, 2016

In September 2013, the FDA issued Guidance for Clinical Investigators, Sponsors and IRBs: Investigational New…

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Five Questions to Consider Before Fortifying Foods

Published on February 1, 2016

In November 2015, the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied…

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