Medically important antimicrobial drugs should be labeled as prescription products from June 11, 2023, as part of FDA efforts to improve antimicrobial stewardship and slow the development of antimicrobial resistance.
FDA is reopening the comment period for draft guidance on labeing plant-based milk at the request of several stakeholder groups, but comments already submitted reveal a wide rift between dairy and plant-based players about how best to describe non-dairy...
Sugar reduction policies and programs in New York City and Berkeley, Calif., could serve as public health templates for cities across the country, according to experts gathered at the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s (CSPI) Sugar Reduction...
The biotech firm has become the first company to get the green light from Israeli regulators for its precision fermentation-derived milk protein, paving the way for a new breed of dairy alternatives to land on the market.
Popular fruit-on-the-bottom and cup-set yogurt styles can remain on the market in the US after FDA late last week amended the yogurt standard to eliminate a controversial titratable acidity requirement at the behest of the International Dairy Foods Association.
The document, developed with input from industry players such as Kerry Foods and Walmart, identifies that the common factor in food safety incidents, quality failures and recalls is people rather than technology.
The International Dairy Foods Association says lowering the amount of dairy products offered as part of the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program would mean participants would get fewer essential nutrients.
The UK government unveiled a raft of proposals last week with the goal of meeting carbon budgets. Precision animal feeding and diverse livestock-linked methane emission reduction approaches form part of the plan.
Experts are once again calling for a ban on nitrosamines after consumer exposure to the compounds that can form in food during its preparation and processing raised a health concern from the European Food Safety Authority.
A new initiative led by the IDFA suggests that leading milk processors including Danone North America and Dairy Farmers of America are prepared to adhere to a lower added-sugars limit for flavored milk in order to continue to offer their products in US...
Legislators should focus on assisting dairy farmers shift toward production of alternative proteins, instead of commending the DAIRY PRIDE Act, food awareness organization ProVeg International suggests.
A proposed bill that would invalidate FDA’s recent guidance on plant-based milk alternatives has garnered the support of one of the largest dairy co-ops and opposition from the plant-based foods industry, suggesting a coming showdown on the definition...
Using dairy descriptors for plant-based alternatives, such as ‘oat milk’, is currently illegal in the UK, as in the EU. But following the US FDA’s new draft guidance encouraging such terminology, some see opportunity for the UK to change tack.
BASF and Schothorst Feed Research (SFR) have signed a pact whereby SFR gains certain non-exclusive licensing rights to Opteinics, BASF’s digital platform designed to calculate the environmental impact of feed and animal protein products to identify opportunities...
The new Assured Integrated Milk Supplier (AIMS) scheme sets out to ensure traceability in the milk supply chain for those purchasing milk from non-direct sources. But is it compulsory, and who can join?
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has told food bosses to check if they sell ‘vegan ghee’ or ‘vegan butter’ products, calling branding that contains dairy terminology ‘misleading’.
France's General Directorate for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Prevention (DGCCRF), part of its Ministry of the Economy, has announced that the term “probiotic” will be allowed on the labels of food supplements in the country.
The US FDA has issued revised guidance for assessing the risk of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in people, which could result from the use of medically important antimicrobial drugs in food-producing animals.
An analysis of the nutritional content of milks served in US schools shows many do not adhere to school nutrition standards or the Dietary Guidelines for Americans on added sugar or sodium, says nonprofit the Center for Science in the Public Interest...
Australia has implemented more stringent regulations to govern imported retorted foods and beverages that contain meat, dairy or egg content, requiring an additional manufacturer’s declaration to be displayed prior to entry.