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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FDA COVID egg flexibilities to end in May

March 23, 2023

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will withdraw multiple guidance documents that provided flexibility to various food firms during the Public Health Emergency (PHE) related to COVID-19, including two specific to eggs. The White House …

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued draft guidance that would allow plant-based beverages to use the word “milk” in their names but recommends that they disclose nutrients where they fall short of amounts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

February 23, 2023

Eggs should be able to make “healthy” claims on cartons, and the number of eggs offered by the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children program (WIC) should expand, UEP said in two …

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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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