Tag archives: Food Safety Modernization Act

FDA relaxes FSMA enforcement

On January 5, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) released guidance entitled Policy Regarding Certain Entities Subject to the Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Preventive Controls, Produce Safety, and/or Foreign Supplier Verification Programs: Guidance for Industry. The guidance states that FDA will exercise enforcement discretion for certain parts of the Food Safety Modernization … Continue reading

FDA commissioner discusses greater scrutiny of health claims on food packaging

On October 10, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb spoke at the Wall Street Journal Global Food Forum (“Forum”) and shed light on his views regarding food labeling. Specifically, Dr. Gottlieb said that he wants FDA to take a closer look at the health claims on food packaging. He further … Continue reading