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 …

Read More

USDA announces comment period on animal cell labeling

September 9, 2021

On September 2, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that it would be soliciting comments and information on proposed rulemaking about the labeling of meat and poultry products created from cultured cells. The …

Read More

Food labeling language in appropriations

July 8, 2021

The House Committee on Appropriations approved its Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Fiscal Year 2022 budget. The budget outlines a wide array of discretionary spending priorities that total around $26.55 …

Read More

UEP tackles misleading labeling

March 12, 2020

The United Egg Producers, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, National Fisheries Institute, National Pork Producers, and National Milk Producers Federation are currently working with Congress through the appropriations process, to address issues surrounding companies labeling plant-based …

Read More

FSIS guidance on labeling

January 9, 2020

Non-GMO labels The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has finalized a guidance document for claims that bioengineered ingredients or animal feed were not used in meat, poultry or egg products. FSIS provides sample claims, …

Read More

For video, photos and other resources, view Resources.

For media inquiries or
interview requests, contact Hinda Mitchell.