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FDA Gottlieb, Abram on FDA’s New Plan to Advance Plant, Animal Biotechnology Innovation

Dan Biotechnology, Industry News Release, Research, Technology

Innovations in plant and animal biotechnology offer tremendous opportunities for advancing public health. Promising new technologies that can edit animal and plant genomes have the potential to improve human and animal health, animal well-being, food productivity and food security. New forms of biotechnology allow modification of living organisms, such as plants or animals, in order to produce a new product, …

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FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on Modernizing Standards of Identity and the use of Dairy Names for Plant-Based Substitutes

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

Consumers should be able to know at a quick glance what type of product they’re purchasing for themselves and their families. Implementing clear and transparent food labels and claims is an issue I’ve made a high priority. We’ve outlined these goals in a new, multi-year Nutrition Innovation Strategy released earlier this year. As part of this plan, we promised to address issues …

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FDA to Consider Organic Labeling Claims

Dan Industry News Release, Organic

The Food and Drug Administration will apparently investigate labeling claims of organic products. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb took to Twitter this week, responding to a critical Wall Street Journal editorial, which a former FDA official argued under the headline “The Organic Industry is Lying to You,” that the agency has been lax in allowing the use of non-GMO and pesticide-free …

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FDA To Crackdown on Non-dairy Products Labeling

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told a Washington, D.C. event Tuesday the FDA will crack down on the use of the term “milk” for non-dairy products. As reported by Politico, Gottlieb told the Politico Pro Summit the agency will soon issue a guidance document outlining changes to its so-called standards of identity policies for marketing milk, a perceived …

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NMPF Encouraged by FDA Commissioner’s Desire to Enforce Dairy Labeling Regulations

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told an audience at a Politico Pro Summit on Tuesday in Washington that his agency will soon begin enforcing regulations that define milk as an animal product, not a plant-based food – an indication that the National Milk Producers Federation’s (NMPF) requests for action by the agency are being heard. After acknowledging that …

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USDA, FDA Announce Formal Agreement to Bolster Coordination and Collaboration

Dan Industry News Release

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. announced at the White House a formal agreement aimed at making the oversight of food more efficient and effective by bolstering coordination between the two agencies. The formal agreement outlines efforts to increase interagency collaboration, efficiency and effectiveness on produce safety and biotechnology activities, while providing clarity to manufacturers. …