FDA, FTC warn against unapproved cannabidiol(CBD) products with unsubstantiated claims

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FDA, FTC warn against unapproved cannabidiol(CBD) products with unsubstantiated claims

25 Oct, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission posted a joint warning letter to Rooted Apothecary LLC, of Naples, Florida, for illegally selling unapproved products containing cannabidiol (CBD) online with unsubstantiated claims that the products treat teething pain and ear aches in infants, autism, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as well as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s […]

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USDA Launches Economic Development Hubs to Support Communities

22 Oct, 2019

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2019 — Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the launch of the Centers of Community Prosperity (CCP), designed to increase the capacity of rural and under served communities across the country. The program is administered by the USDA Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement (OPPE). The Centers of Community Prosperity […]

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FDA releases new guidance for the declaration of added sugars on food labels for single-ingredient sugars syrups and certain cranberry products

20 Jun, 2019

Statement from Susan Mayne, Ph.D., director of the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition: Three years ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the most comprehensive reform to the Nutrition Facts label since its introduction in 1993. The changes to the label reflect the latest nutritional science available, emphasizing the information that […]

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FDA Finalizes Guidance to Help Facilities Determine Their Business Size Under FSMA Preventive Controls Regulations

20 Jun, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finalized guidance to help facilities determine their business size under the Preventive Controls for Human Food (PC Human Food) and Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PC Animal Food) rules issued in response to the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Under the PC Human Food and PC Animal […]

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FSMA – FDA Releases New Installment of Intentional Adulteration Draft Guidance

6 Mar, 2019

Today, the FDA published the second installment of a draft guidance document designed to support compliance with the Intentional Adulteration (IA) Rule under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The FSMA final rule on intentional adulteration is designed to address hazards that may be intentionally introduced to foods, including by acts of terrorism, with […]

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FDA Issues Two Guidances on Nutrition Facts Label Issues

2 Nov, 2018

Contains Nonbinding Recommendations Draft – Not for Implementation November 2018 This guidance is being distributed for comment purposes only. This guidance is intended for conventional food and dietary supplement manufacturers. It will provide questions and answers on topics related primarily to two final rules: (1) “Food Labeling: Serving Sizes of Foods That Can Reasonably Be Consumed […]

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FDA Removes 7 Synthetic Flavoring Substances from Food Additives List

5 Oct, 2018

The FDA is amending its food additive regulations in response to two food additive petitions, to no longer allow for the use of a total of 7 synthetic flavoring substances and flavor enhancers (adjuvants). The FDA determined that the data presented in one of the petitions submitted to the FDA by Breast Cancer Fund, Center […]

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Thrive4Life recognized as one of the top exhibitors at IFT18!

25 Sep, 2018

Standout Exhibits Selected by the E3 Exhibiting Effectiveness Evaluation Team. IFT18 provided exhibiting companies with the TSE Gold 100 award winning E3 Exhibiting Effectiveness Evaluation. While conducting evaluations, E3 looked for exhibits throughout the show that displayed imaginative, creative, and effective ideas and practices. E3 and IFT congratulated exhibitors featured with hopes all exhibitors look to […]

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Are You a Food Facility Required to Register? FDA Has Issued Two New Guidance Documents to Help Facilities Meet Their Registration Requirements

27 Aug, 2018

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued two guidance documents to help food facilities meet their registration requirements under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). One of the documents being published today is the seventh edition of a guidance to help the owners and operators of facilities that manufacture/process, pack, or […]

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HP Hood LLC Recalls Vanilla Almond Breeze Almond Milk due to Possible Milk Allergen

6 Aug, 2018

HP Hood LLC is voluntarily recalling a limited number of half-gallon (1.89 L) cartons of refrigerated Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk because the product may contain milk, an allergen not listed on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they […]

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