FDA Week - 02/08/2019

Lawmakers Urge FDA To Keep Plant-Based Product Labeling Dairy-Free

By David Roza
February 1, 2019 at 3:35 PM
A bipartisan group of 10 first-term House lawmakers wrote a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Wednesday (Jan. 30), urging the agency to not allow plant-based products to use dairy terms in their labeling, an issue the agency hopes to resolve as a part of its multi-year nutrition innovation strategy. However, a Senate Republican told Inside Health Policy he plans on filing a letter taking the opposite stance in the next few days, and he called for revising...

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