March 10, 2017

VI Regulatory Update

March 10, 2017 TO:        VI Members FROM:  Patricia Faison RE:       VI Regulatory Update (1)   FDA Commissioner Expected to be Nominated Soon (2)   The American Food for American Schools Act Introduced in Congress (3)   Legislation Introduced to Repeal and Reform the Renewable Fuel Standard FDA Commissioner Expected to be Nominated Soon According to an article posted today [...]
March 9, 2017

2017 Annual Meeting Highlights

THE VINEGAR INSTITUTE  2017 ANNUAL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS The Vinegar Institute (VI) hosted its 2017 Annual Meeting at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, California, where over 70 members, guests and spouses enjoyed the informative business sessions and the numerous networking activities. Sunday - General Session Todd Hale of Todd Hale, LLC provided [...]
March 2, 2017

VI Regulatory Update

March 2, 2017 TO:        VI Members FROM:  Patricia Faison RE:       VI Regulatory Update (1)   FDA Extends Comment Period - Organic Research, Promotion and Information Order (Input Requested by March 20, 2017) (2)   VI Cosigns Food Industry Comments Requesting that FDA Extend Compliance Dates for FSMA Supplier Verification Provisions (3)   Consumer Advocacy Groups Urge HHS to Maintain [...]
February 17, 2017

VI Regulatory Update

February 17, 2017 TO:        VI Members FROM:  Patricia Faison RE:       VI Regulatory Update (1)   Comment Extension - National Organic Program Amendments to the National List (Input Requested by March 3, 2017) (2)   Comment Extension - Organic Program Guidance for Calculating the Percentage of Organic Ingredients in Multi-Ingredient Products (Input Requested by March 3, 2017) (3)   FDA [...]
February 9, 2017

VI Regulatory Update

February 9, 2017 TO:        VI Members FROM:  Patricia Faison RE:       VI Regulatory Update (1)   Canadian Food Inspection Agency Webinars on Food Labeling (2)   Covington & Burling Webinar - Regulatory Changes Under the Trump Administration (3)   Brexit - Covington & Burling Memorandum Canadian Food Inspection Agency Webinars on Food Labeling The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recently [...]