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2014-06-10 16:26:40

Information to help shape changes to food labelling in the future OTTAWA, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, released the What We Heard report on food labelling (hyperlink to the Health Canada website), which summarizes feedback from parents and consumers who participated in recent consultations to improve food labels. While many Canadians reported they find the information on current food labels useful, respondents also made a range of...

2014-06-10 08:31:44

MOMENCE, Ill., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent comment on the FDA's Guidance for Determining Whether Human Research Studies Can Be Conducted Without an Investigational New Drug Application (IND) (79 Fed. Reg. 7204. Docket FDA-2010-D-0503), FutureCeuticals expressed its strong support for gold-standard, peer-reviewed clinical research on food and dietary ingredients and urged the FDA to properly supervise any clinical research on food or dietary ingredients under the purview...

2014-06-03 23:10:00

Firm's M1 Capnography Mask obtains US market authorization with support from Emergo Group. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Seattle based Monitor Mask Inc., has obtained US Food and Drug Administration 510(k) premarket notification clearance for the M1 Capnography Mask. The M1 Capnography Mask is a disposable oxygen face mask designed to monitor patient breathing by directly interfacing with a sidestream capnograph. Capnography, or exhaled CO2 monitoring, is increasingly recognized...

2014-06-03 12:37:09

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FDA's Read the Label Youth Outreach Campaign is an exciting initiative that challenges kids (ages 9 to 13) to "get their food facts first" by using the Nutrition Facts Label to make healthy food choices. Read the Label campaign materials enable parents and caregivers to help kids use this important tool. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-03-25 23:34:23

ESHA Research is tracking changes the FDA intends to make regarding food labels. Salem, OR (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 On February 27, 2014, the FDA announced proposed updates to the labeling regulations for foods and dietary supplements, which Michelle Obama unveiled on the anniversary of her Let’s Move program. The FDA believes the new regulations will help address obesity by driving attention to calories and serving sizes. Proposed changes include a complete overhaul of the food label,...

2014-02-27 23:04:44

Deceptive industry practices would be ended by highlighting the number of servings per container and listing added sugars on redesigned label. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 “For too long the labeling on serving size has been misleading and not useful. Too often single serving packages are labeled as several servings to reduce the label calorie count. Because of today’s FDA action, those practices will be a thing of the past,” said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of...

2014-02-27 23:02:33

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing updates for the Nutrition Facts label to make it more relevant to today’s consumers, but according to The NPD Group’s ongoing food and beverage market research, consumers read the labels when they first appeared but as time went on many stopped checking the label for what’s in their food. Chicago (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Nearly twenty years after the Nutrition Facts labels were put on the back of nearly every food and beverage in...

2014-02-27 12:25:28

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHY: The First Lady is expected to share today the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to update its Nutrition Facts label policies, which will impact nearly all food and beverage products...

2014-02-22 00:20:49

KENNEWICK, Wash., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation ("AMIC") (OTCBB: ADMD), a company engaged in the development, production and distribution of medical isotopes focused on yttrium-90 brachytherapy devices, today announced that it has received a response from the FDA to its pre-market notification to the FDA pursuant to Section 510(k) of the U.S. Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act for its Yttrium-90 (Y-90) RadioGel(tm) patented brachytherapy cancer product....

2014-02-12 23:29:53

In response to the FDA's FSMA proposal to request that food importers create a foreign supplier verification program, ehaccp.org has created an online training resource complete with FSVP documentation templates. Hawkesbury, ON (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 ehaccp.org, in partnership with Dirigo Quality Meats, have created a Foreign Supplier Verification training solution for food businesses that import food. The Foreign Supplier Verification Program Course is an online resource that...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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