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HHS announces polices related to future rulemaking procedures

On 24 November 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued Notices in the Federal Register announcing two new policies related to future rulemaking procedures for all HHS ...

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HHS proposes to sunset regulations Issued by FDA, CMS, and other regulatory agencies

Our team wanted to highlight a proposed rule issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on 4 November 2020 - with only a 30-day comment period - that would...

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FDA issues draft guidance on voluntary disclosure of sesame when added as flavoring or spice

On 10 November 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of a draft guidance recommending that companies voluntarily declare sesame in the ingredient ...

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FSMA update: FDA announces pilot program to evaluate third-party food safety standards

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced a pilot program to evaluate whether third-party food safety standards align with the food safety requirements in FDA’s...

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FDA requests information on labeling of cell-cultured seafood

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requesting public comment on the labeling of seafood products made using cell culture technology. FDA’s Request for Information...

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Genetically modified soybean authorised by the European Commission for food and feed use

On 28 September 2020, the European Commission authorized a genetically modified organism (GMO) for food and feed use: the glyphosate resistant soybean MON 87708 x MON 89788 x MON...

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FSIS begins implementing new adulterated products tracking system

The United States Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued an instruction to field personnel, FSIS Notice 49-20, to begin implementing the...

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Congress considers bill banning imports from Xinjiang – Administration takes action on forced labor
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On 22 September 2020 the U.S. House of Representatives nearly unanimously (406-3) passed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, H.R. 6210. If passed by the Senate and signed into law by...

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FSMA update: FDA issues Proposed Rule for Food Traceability and Tentative Food Traceability List
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On September 23, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Proposed Rule to implement traceability recordkeeping requirements for certain “high-risk foods.”

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