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Jul 28, 2008 | 09:56 AM CDT
In a Federal Register notice published July 24, 2008, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is proposing a test rule that would require testing for certain High Production Volume (HPV) chemicals for which manufacturers have not voluntarily provided data.
Jul 18, 2008 | 10:42 AM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
WFFC/NAFFS event highlights regulatory challenges and threats to intellectual property. During the Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce/National Association of Flavors and Food Ingredient Systems joint seminar on food safety and supply chain, John Cox (John H. Cox PLLC) spoke about the dilemma smaller flavor companies face as they struggle to build the kind of regulatory departments larger organizations have. Cox noted that the need for regulatory capabilities will only grow as customers’ needs expand—organic and natural claims (this is particularly due to a lack of universal standards) and pharmaceutical excipient residue rules.
Jul 15, 2008 | 03:40 PM CDT
According to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), income from REACH fees is lower than expected because the "high fees make companies creative."
Jun 16, 2008 | 05:53 PM CDT
Treatt's Joseph Tomusange offers insight and advice on how to prepare for REACH
Jun 06, 2008 | 10:36 AM CDT
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), which is the European Union’s scientific risk assessment body on food and feed safety, nutrition, animal welfare and plant protection and health, is launching a database for Europe’s leading scientific experts to assist it in its work.
Jun 02, 2008 | 07:19 PM CDT
On May 2, 2008 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public meeting on the Chemical Assessment and Management Program (ChAMP), a program designed to fulfill US commitments under the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP) with Canada and Mexico to improve cooperation on chemical regulation among the three countries.
Jun 02, 2008 | 07:03 PM CDT
Senator Ted Kennedy, chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), has circulated a draft food safety title of legislation on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which includes four broad categories: Preventing Food-borne Illness, Intervention, Response to Unsafe Foods and Enhancing Capacity.
Jun 02, 2008 | 06:57 PM CDT
Please find linked below the Report of the Fortieth Session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives (163 pages) which contains information on the food additive provisions and guidelines for the use of flavorings.
Jun 02, 2008 | 06:54 PM CDT
The European Chemicals Agency announced plans to revise by June of this year a key provision of its guidance on how to register substances in accordance with REACH.
Jun 02, 2008 | 06:45 PM CDT
In order to better reflect the true origins of products in the marketplace, the Canadian government has announced an action plan which will require products to be labeled and advertised accurately and truthfully.