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Does the FDA have the same calendar we do?

CHICAGO -- There’s a reason voters chose an outsider to take control of the government machinery. Foodservice operators' obligations under pending menu-labeling laws were “clarified” last week, and the communications were anything but illuminating. Click here to read the details of the FDA's recent...

Industry advocates criticize FDA for confusion over compliance vs. enforcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a statement clarifying that the deadline for menu labeling compliance is Dec. 1. While the new labeling rules are now in effect, enforcement actions for non-compliance will not be taken until May 5, 2017, the agency...

Permit talk may keep retailer from building more stores

PHILADELPHIA -- A high-profile c-store retailer is taking on the City of Brotherly Love, as health officials there seek to change permit policies to curtail the number of tobacco retailers in its neighborhoods, according to The Philadelphia Business Journal . Wawa Inc., which has been aggressively...

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Lower price, black packaging appeal to younger demographic
Snack maker to 'focus on core brands'.

Study breaks down effect of FDA rules on loose leaf, moist and snus