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Industry Mixed On Comment Extension For Plant-Based Food Labels

November 29, 2018
The dairy industry praised FDA’s recent extension of the comment period on whether the agency should take action against plant-based foods that are labeled with dairy terms such as yogurt, milk and cheese, but the plant-based food lobby said the extension was unnecessary. Though FDA has already received nearly 5,000 comments, the 60-day extension, which moves the deadline from Nov. 27 to Jan. 25, responded to some stakeholders’ requests, FDA said earlier this month. The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF),...


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