FDA Finalizes New Standard Of Identity Of Yogurt, Some Lawmakers Say Too Late

By Kelly Lienhard / June 10, 2021 at 7:12 PM
FDA released the final version of its rule modernizing the standard of identity for yogurt on Wednesday (June 9) after HHS highlighted the rule as high priority in its semi-annual regulatory agenda . The new rule will expand the allowable ingredients in yogurt and implement labeling requirements that allow more flexibility for industry. The Trump administration had said the rule would be released in November 2020 , but the rule hadn’t been issued when the administration ended. Lawmakers complained during...

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