This week, the Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) released the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC).
On Novemer 25th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released two final rules for menu and vending machine labeling. The long-awaited rules, which stem from provisions in the Affordable Care Act, take broad latitude in the types of food items and establishments that will be covered.
On September 19, 2014, FDA released four supplementary notices of proposed rule-makings (SNPRMs), revised versions of four of the proposed rules it released previously as part of its implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) of 2011. The agency committed to revise the originally proposed rules after receiving significant feedback from industry stakeholders about various aspects of each rule.
During the October 22nd Washington Insights Committee meeting, the following topics and issues were discussed.
During the September 24th Washington Insights Committee meeting, the following topics and issues were discussed.