FDA – Sodium Reduction – Comment Period Extension for Draft Guidance to Industry for Voluntarily Reducing Sodium

The FDA is extending the two comment periods for the Draft Guidance to Industry for Voluntarily Reducing Sodium. The comment period for issues primarily related to the draft short-term (2-year) sodium reduction targets will end on October 17, 2016. The comment period for issues primarily related to the draft long-term (10-year) sodium reduction targets will … Continue reading FDA – Sodium Reduction – Comment Period Extension for Draft Guidance to Industry for Voluntarily Reducing Sodium

Acrylamide evaluations in EU and USA – FDA Final Guidance on reduction in certain foods

On 4 June 2015, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published its first full risk assessment of acrylamide in food. Experts from EFSA’s Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) reconfirmed previous evaluations that acrylamide in food potentially increases the risk of developing cancer for consumers in all age groups. Evidence from animal studies … Continue reading Acrylamide evaluations in EU and USA – FDA Final Guidance on reduction in certain foods