Washington D.C Appropriations update

August 3, 2022

On July 28, the Senate Appropriations Committee released its twelve FY23 appropriations bills. The nearly $1.7 trillion fiscal year 2023 appropriations package includes the appropriations bill for the USDA and FDA, which provides discretionary funding …

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FDA gives guidance on animal feed

July 13, 2022

The FDA published a final guidance document to help animal food and feed facilities implement hazard analysis and critical control point plans under the Food Safety Modernization Act. The agency said the guidance document will …

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FDA lists upcoming guidance documents

February 3, 2022

The FDA updated a list of guidance documents it plans to issue this year, notably adding one that will describe how plant-based alternatives to animal-derived foods may be labeled. The list includes several topics that …

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Federal agencies lay out regulatory plans

January 6, 2022

Federal agencies, including the USDA and FDA, plan an array of actions in 2022 that will affect the egg industry. The plans, laid out in a “unified regulatory agenda” that is updated twice a year, …

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FDA issues final rule for lab accreditation

December 9, 2021

The FDA issued a final rule establishing the Laboratory Accreditation for Analyses of Foods (LAAF) program as required by the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. Under the LAAF program, the FDA will recognize accreditation bodies …

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