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Aug 14

Gluten Free Labeling Now Being Enforced by FDA

On August 5, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) regulations regarding “gluten free” labeling came into effect. Last year, on August 5, 2013, the FDA issued a final rule that effectively determined what characteristics a food must have in order to be considered gluten free and bear “gluten free” labeling. We reported about …

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Sep 17

FDA Approves Botox Cosmetic for New Intended Use

On September 11, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved onabotulinumtoxin A, the drug marketed as Botox and Botox Cosmetic, for the temporary minimizing of the appearance of moderate to severe lateral canthal lines, more commonly known as crow’s feet, in adults. Botox, made from botulinum neurotixn, prevents muscles from tightening when administered …

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Apr 09

FDA Publishes CPG on Food Facility Registration

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On April 4, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published its Draft Compliance Policy Guide Sec. 100.250 Food Facility Registration—Human and Animal Food. This compliance policy guide, when finalized, will provide a resource to FDA staff on the requirements of food facility registration under Section 415 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic …

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