UEP meets with key FDA official

March 21, 2024

UEP staff held an introductory meeting with Jim Jones, the new Deputy Commissioner for Foods at the Food and Drug Administration. Jones is engaged in a major reorganization of FDA’s human foods programs, which came …

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Upcoming FDA Regulations will affect egg industry

January 4, 2024

The Food and Drug Administration plans a range of rulemaking this year that could directly affect the egg industry, according to the agency’s section of the latest Unified Regulatory Agenda. The agenda, which is compiled …

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Agencies aim to fight food waste, loss

December 14, 2023

The Biden administration launched a National Strategy to Reduce Food Loss and Waste and Recycling Organics, part of the broader National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health that was announced at last year’s White House …

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UEP weighs in on plant-based milk alternatives

April 27, 2023

Plant-based products that imitate animal products should be required to disclose their nutrient shortfalls and be labeled “imitation,” UEP said in comments filed with the Food and Drug Administration. FDA is taking comments on a …

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Plant-based milk guidance could have implications for eggs

March 9, 2023

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued draft guidance that would allow plant-based beverages to use the word “milk” in their names but recommends that they disclose nutrients where they fall short of amounts found …

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