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Tag Archives: FDA

CALORIES ON MENUS

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration is giving restaurants and other food purveyors an additional year to comply with new rules that require calorie counts on menus. The new deadline in December 2016.

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MEAT UPDATE

The presence of salmonella resistant to antimicrobials in meat sold in U.S. grocery stores is continuing to decrease since its peak in 2009, according to two U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports released today.

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Antibiotics Use

The FDA has received positive written commitments from 25 of 26 animal drug companies in response to its request that they phase out the use of antibiotics for growth promotion in livestock, the agency announced Wednesday.

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HSUS’ NEW TARGET

The Humane Society of the United States, the United Farm Workers of America and the Animal Legal Defense Fund are suing the Food and Drug Administration for permitting livestock growers to administer ractopamine-based animal growth promotants.

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