Tag Archive: Guidance

Feb 04

FDA Guides on General Wellness and Low Risk Devices

On January 20, 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a proposed guidance document regarding the FDA’s current position on low risk devices and general wellness products. This guidance document directs the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) to deal with inquires from manufacturers asking whether or not their products qualify as …

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Jun 11

FDA Publishes Food Allergen Labeling Guidelines

On May 8, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published its “Draft Guidance for Industry: Food Allergen Labeling Exemption Petitions and Notifications.” The draft guidance represents current thinking on the topic as previously discussed through the release of the October 2006 “Guidance for Industry: Questions and Answers Regarding Food Allergens, including the Food …

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Apr 28

FDA Publishes Draft Guidance on Honey Labeling

On April 11, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) published a draft guidance document, entitled “Draft Guidance for Industry: Proper Labeling of Honey and Honey Products” (“Guidance”). The Guidance provides industry with guidelines on how to properly label honey and related products in order to ensure that these products are not labeled in …

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Sep 20

FDA’s CFSAN Announces Plan for Program Priorities

On September 4, 2013, the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN or the Center), a public health regulatory center in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), published its 2013-2014 Plan for Program Priorities. The plan outlines certain goals and objectives that CFSAN intends to achieve to improve food and cosmetic safety. You …

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Aug 20

FDA Updates Draft Guidance on Medical Foods

On August 13, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published its “Draft Guidance for Industry: Frequently Asked Questions about Medical Foods; Second Edition.” The first edition of this guidance was previously issued in May 2007. The draft provides the FDA’s answers to commonly asked questions concerning the definition and regulation of medical foods …

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Jan 22

FDA Warns Online Cigarette Retailers for Marketing Violations

In January 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (”FDA”) sent out several warning letters to online retailers of cigarettes, detailing certain marketing or product statements made that are in violation of federal laws that govern the practice. Several companies were targeted, including those with websites located at: www.smoke-cash.com and www.cheap-cig.com. A complete list of …

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Aug 24

FDA Publishes Final Guidance Explaining Egg Safety Rule

On August 20, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced the availability of the final guidance document entitled “Guidance for Industry: Questions and Answers Regarding the Final Rule, Prevention of Salmonella Enteritidis in Shell Eggs During Production, Storage, and Transportation.” Found here, the Guidance details the new requirements for industry under the Egg …

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Jun 11

FDA Releases Draft Guidance Updating Warnings for Labeling of Albumin, Highlighting Risk of Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

On June 11, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) published a draft guidance document, entitled Draft Guidance for Industry: Amendment to ‘Guidance for Industry: Revised Preventive Measures to Reduce the Possible Risk of Transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease by Blood and Blood Products.’ Found here, the Document highlights the recommended changes …

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