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Murray Slams Gottlieb Over Delay Of Nutrition Facts Regulations

October 18, 2017
The ranking Democrat on the Senate health committee Monday (Oct. 16) slammed FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb's proposal to delay implementation of the agency's updated nutrition facts rule, saying the move is detrimental to public health and creates uncertainty for industry and consumers. Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) urged Gottlieb in the letter to speed the issuance of key guidances industry has argued are necessary to comply with the final rule, and implement the Nutrition Facts Panel regulations on a quicker timeline...

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