Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2018

Published on April 3, 2018

The cosmetics industry has been largely self-regulating since passage of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic…

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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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“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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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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