Dietary Guidelines cycle kicks off

February 2, 2023

The process of revising the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) moved forward as federal agencies appointed a scientific advisory committee that will largely write the guidelines and scheduled the panel’s first meeting. The Dietary Guidelines …

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FDA report details production animal antibiotic usage

January 5, 2023

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been working to ensure the judicious use of antibiotics to slow the development of antimicrobial resistance and preserve the effectiveness of antimicrobials for fighting disease in animals …

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Lawmakers concerned about imitation animal products

January 5, 2023

Congressional authors of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) 2023 budget told the agency to research consumers’ beliefs about plant-based foods that are marketed with the names of animal products such as eggs. In the …

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Outside report calls for changes in FDA food program

December 8, 2022

The Food and Drug Administration’s human foods program has serious cultural and structural problems compromising its ability to protect public health, an outside review requested by the agency found. The report, “Operational Evaluation of the …

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FDA announces final rule for food traceability

November 17, 2022

On Nov. 15, FDA issued a final rule on food traceability designed to facilitate faster identification andrapid removal of potentially contaminated food from the market, resulting in fewer foodborne illnesses and/or deaths. Foods subject to …

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