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Food & Drug Administration (FDA) - Articles and news items

What a Donald Trump Presidency might mean for the US food and beverage industry

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  28 November 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

Donald Trump’s stance on the food and beverage industry remains to be seen. In this article, we predict what might happen once Trump enters the White House…

In defence of sweeteners: The answer to a global sugar-intake pandemic?

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  10 November 2016  •  Iqra Yasmin and Wahab Ali Khan, National Institute of Food Science & Technology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad

Low-calorie sweeteners have been in use for an extensive period of time, are considered safe and can be used in various different ways. We hear the thoughts of two researchers from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad…

Whole Genome Sequencing and the food industry

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  8 November 2016  •  Greg Jones, Senior Research Officer, Microbiology, Campden BRI

Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) has the potential to render other forms of microbiological identification obsolete. New Food takes a closer look…

Global nano-enabled packaging market poised to reach $15.0 billion by 2020

Industry news  •  4 November 2016  •  New Food

The global nano enabled packaging market for food and beverages industry was worth USD 6.5 billion in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.7% during 2014 to 2020…

Eggs from small flocks just as likely to contain Salmonella enteritidis

Featured news, Industry news  •  16 September 2016  •  College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State

Eggs from small flocks of chickens are just as likely to be contaminated with Salmonella enteritidis as eggs sold in grocery stores, say researchers from Penn State…

Don’t get caught up in the Act!

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  6 September 2016  •  New Food

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a new reform: the Food Safety Modernisation Act. This act will affect all players in the food and beverage industry, not only in the United States, and will start falling into place this month…

Renaissance announces GRAS notification for acrylamide-reducing yeast

Industry news  •  31 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

Leading global yeast innovation company, Renaissance, is pleased to announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has “no questions”…

FDA ruling strives to cut allergen recalls

Industry news  •  10 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

Mass food allergen recalls to be reduced by ruling that grants FDA new powers of safety inspection.

Alfalfa sprouts probable cause of US salmonella outbreak

Industry news  •  8 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

According to US authorities, alfalfa sprouts represent the likely cause of 30 cases of Salmonella, with fingers currently being pointed at supplier Sprouts Extraordinaire…

Warning letter database launched by the NPA

Industry news  •  28 July 2016  •  Stephanie Anthony, Editor New Food

The Natural Products Association (NPA) has launched its warning letter database, enabling members to view violations against the dietary supplement GMPs…

FDA issues draft voluntary guidance for sodium for the food industry

Industry news  •  1 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

The US FDA has issued draft guidance for public comment that provides practical, voluntary sodium reduction targets for the food industry…

FDA finalises new intentional adulteration rule

Industry news  •  31 May 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

The new rule requires companies in the US and abroad to take steps to prevent intentional adulteration of the food supply…

FDA updates nutritional facts label for packaged foods

Industry news  •  23 May 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

The FDA says that modernising the nutritional facts present on packaged foods will help people make informed decisions about the foods they eat…

U.S. FDA accepts GRAS notification for Non-GMO Acrylamide-Reducing Yeast

Industry news  •  20 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces acceptance of Renaissance BioScience’s GRAS notification for Non-GMO Acrylamide-Reducing Yeast.

‘Ingesting metal fragments can cause injury’ states the FDA

Featured news  •  19 April 2016  •  BUNTING Magnetics Europe Ltd

In a 7 page document, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) highlights that metal fragments in food may cause dental damage, lacerations of the mouth or throat, or laceration or perforation of the intestine…


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