Applications Open for Burdock Group’s IFT 2018 Student Travel Award

Published on April 3, 2018

Burdock Group’s IFT 2018 Student Travel Award applications are open to qualified full-time graduate and…

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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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FDA’s Hostile Take-Over of GRAS, Part II: FDA’s Assault on Legitimacy of GRAS Expert Panels

Published on March 6, 2018

The week of November 13, 2017, is notable because FDA released two documents relating to…

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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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What do organic fertilizer, cow milk and rheumatoid arthritis have in common?

Published on February 6, 2018

At the University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Medicine, researchers have found a link…

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“Self”-GRAS in AAFCO’s Official Publication a Win-Win

Published on February 6, 2018

A newsletter article published in the Burdock Advisor a year ago1 described an existential threat…

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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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Is This FDA’s Hostile Take-Over of GRAS or Is It Simply Establishing Some Ground Rules?

Published on December 5, 2017

The week of November 13, 2017, is notable because FDA released two documents relating to…

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Burdock Group Welcomes New Team Members

Published on December 5, 2017

Burdock Group welcomed Julie Ann Brickel, MPH, who came all the way from Michigan to…

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What’s in My Thanksgiving Food? The Good, the Bad and the Yummy

Published on November 7, 2017

Football, family and — most important — feasting. It is almost Thanksgiving! In the United…

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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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Applications Open for Burdock Group’s SOT 2018 Student Travel Award

Published on November 7, 2017

Burdock Group’s SOT Student Travel Award applications are open to a qualified full-time graduate and…

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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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Consultancy Experience Key to Southeastern Reduction Company’s FDA GRAS for Pecan Shell Fiber as Food Ingredient in Amounts up to 10%

Published on October 10, 2017

When Southeastern Reduction Company (SRC) contracted with Burdock Group to submit a GRAS dossier to…

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Burdock Group’s Work With BioTech Startup Captozyme Results in Successful GRAS Determination of Oxalate-Reducing Enzyme As Food Ingredient

Published on September 7, 2017

After working with the Burdock Group to recently obtain a successful self-contained GRAS (Generally Recognized…

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