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November 30, 2018

VI Regulatory Update

VI Regulatory Update (1)   FDA Resources Available on Food Facility Registration Renewal (2)   USDA Announces Spring 2019 Meeting of the National Organic Standards Board FDA Resources Available on Food Facility Registration Renewal VI has been providing updates regarding the food facility registration regulation (21 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 1.225 – 1.245), which requires domestic […]

November 8, 2018

VI Regulatory Update

VI Regulatory Update (1)   FDA Publishes Final Guidance on Mandatory Food Recalls (2)   FDA Publishes Two Guidance Documents on Nutrition Labeling; Covington & Burling Memorandum (3)   Proposed Voluntary Organic Industry Check-Off Program FDA Publishes Final Guidance on Mandatory Food Recalls The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) gave the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the […]

November 2, 2018

VI Regulatory Update

VI Regulatory Update (1)   FDA Publishes Two Guidance Documents on Nutrition Labeling (Vinegar Mentioned) (2)   Sesame as an Allergen in Foods (3)   Safe Food for Canadians Regulations FDA Publishes Two Guidance Documents on Nutrition Labeling (Vinegar Mentioned) In January 2017, VI members were notified that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had published a draft […]

October 25, 2018

VI Regulatory Update

VI Regulatory Update (1)   FDA Consumer Education Campaign on Nutrition Labeling (2)   Covington & Burling Post-Election Briefing (3)   California to Examine Impact of Synthetic Dyes on Children’s Health FDA Consumer Education Campaign on Nutrition Labeling VI has been providing updates regarding the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Nutrition Innovation Strategy.  As part of the strategy, […]

October 22, 2018

VI Regulatory Update

The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) has published the “Fall 2018 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions.” The Unified Agenda details the regulatory agendas of Federal agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The proposed HHS and FDA regulatory […]

October 5, 2018

VI Regulatory Update

VI Regulatory Update (1)   USDA Updates FoodKeeper Application (Vinegar Mentioned) (2)   FDA to Ban Certain Synthetic Flavors (3)   FDA Accepting Applications for New Export Certificates for Certain Foods (4)   FDA Issues Draft Guidance Noting Intent to Publish the Name of Retailers During Recalls (5)   FDA Announces Pilot Program for Two-Tier Preventive Controls for Human Foods […]

September 21, 2018

VI Regulatory Update

VI Regulatory Update (1)   FDA Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP) Application Portal (2)   China and U.S. Trade Relations – Covington & Burling Memorandum (3)   FDA Releases Video Testimonials and Other Materials To Enhance Retail Food Safety FDA Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP) Application Portal VI has been providing updates regarding the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program […]