Articles Tagged with ''regulations''

New rules for healthy school snacks proposed

Healthier options will replace the usual vending machine fare.
February 1, 2013
Healthier options will replace the usual vending machine fare.
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Caffeine stirs up Congressmen

Lawmakers have asked more than a dozen energy drink companies to explain their products. Are energy drinks food or nutraceuticals?
January 28, 2013
Lawmakers have asked more than a dozen energy drink companies to explain their products. Are energy drinks food or nutraceuticals?
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FMI says labeling of menu items should not include grocery stores

Organization urging "common sense" in implementation
January 9, 2013

Organization urging "common sense" in implementation.

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Caffeine: Use responsibly

January 7, 2013

Like alcohol, sugar, fat and salt, caffeine used in moderation is relatively safe and has benefits as well.

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Majority of Americans think Fed should stay out of milk pricing

January 7, 2013

When the 2012 Farm Bill stalled in the US House of Representatives this fall, dairy processors doubled down in their opposition to a key provision—the Dairy Market Stabilization Program, under which the government could act to keep milk prices from falling below certain levels.

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Fueled by trade missions and free trade agreements, US ag exports expected to grow

January 7, 2013

USDA projects US agricultural exports will surge to $145 billion in 2013, up from $96.3 billion in 2009.

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FDA oversight on food imports should leverage other countries’ resources

GAO report suggests FDA use a comparability system like the USDA’s FSIS applies
November 28, 2012
Unless it gets help from other countries, enforcing FSMA’s import regulations will be a challenging and expensive task.
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Canadian government updates 50-year-old food safety laws

The new regulations single out food additives
November 27, 2012
Health Canada will be able to act faster to authorize safe food additives.
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Employers need time to evaluate ACA

October 4, 2012
The Obama Administration has issued guidance to employers on how to determine which of their employees are considered full time and eligible for employer-sponsored health coverage, as mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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USDA’s FSIS releases updated Listeria guideline

September 25, 2012
Intended for inspection program personnel, the revised guideline addresses sanitation, testing and prevention of cross-contamination of post-lethality, exposed RTE products.
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