Tag Archive: GRAS

Jan 16

FDA Issues Guidance on Distinguishing Liquid Dietary Supplements from Beverages

On January 16, 2014, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (“FDA”) published a guidance document entitled “Distinguishing Liquid Dietary Supplements from Beverages” (“Guidance”). Found here, the Guidance is aimed at explaining to industry how dietary supplements and beverages differ. Beverages are considered a type of conventional food, which differ from dietary supplements in both labeling …

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Nov 15

FDA Acts to Ban Trans Fat in Foods

On November 7, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) published an announcement, entitled “Tentative Determination Regarding Partially Hydrogenated Oils,” announcing its preliminary determination that Partially Hydrogenated Oils (“PHOs”), which are the primary source of trans fatty acids (trans fat) in processed foods, are not generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for any use in …

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