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Statement from FDA Commissioner on the benefits from enactment of menu labeling

May 8, 2018 by


Science tells us that improvements in diet and nutrition offer one of our greatest opportunities to have a profound and generational impact on human health, reducing the burden of chronic disease, from diabetes to cancer to heart disease. We know that many Americans both want and use nutritional information on food package labels to make […]

Mandatory Recall for Powdered Kratom

April 3, 2018 by


Triangle Pharmanaturals refused to cooperate with FDA despite repeated attempts to encourage voluntary recall. Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it has issued a mandatory recall order for all food products containing powdered kratom manufactured, processed, packed, or held by Triangle Pharmanaturals LLC, after several were found to contain salmonella. The agency took […]

FDA Warning letter to Nashoba Bakery in MA

October 5, 2017 by


September 22, 2017 John D. Gates, CEO/Co-Owner Stuart J. Witt, Head Baker/ Co-Owner Nashoba Brook Bakery, LLC. 152 Commonwealth Ave. Concord, MA 01742-2990 Dear Mr. Gates and Mr. Witt: The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspected your ready-to-eat manufacturing facility located at 152 Commonwealth Ave. Concord, MA, 01742 from May 25 through June […]

4 Million Pounds of Dry Nonfat Milk Powder & Buttermilk Powder Recalled

December 1, 2016 by


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that the U.S. Marshals Service seized more than 4 million pounds of product produced by Valley Milk Products LLC (Valley Milk) of Strasburg, Virginia. The company is owned by the Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association Inc. in Reston, Virginia. The seized products include dry nonfat milk […]

FDA Moves Too Slowly on Food Recalls, Report Finds

June 10, 2016 by


by Maggie Fox The Food and Drug Administration often moves too slowly on food recalls, letting companies take their time in recalling contaminated food and leaving the public uninformed and in danger, a government report found Thursday. For example, it took the maker of Hispanic-style cheese more than two months to recall listeria-contaminated products, the […]

Statement on FDA’s Actions on Labeling of KIND Products

May 12, 2016 by


Statement on FDA’s Actions on Labeling of KIND Products May 10, 2016 In March 2015, the FDA issued a warning letter to KIND LLC, because the labels and labeling of KIND’s products bore a variety of nutrient content claims but the products did not meet the requirements to make such claims. The FDA issued a closeout […]

Caffeine Doesn’t Give You Heart Palpitations, Study Finds

January 28, 2016 by


by Maggie Fox Drinking coffee, tea or chocolate does not appear to cause heart palpitations, heart fluttering and other out-of-sync heartbeat patterns, researchers reported Tuesday. The report challenges a widely held belief that caffeinated drinks cause irregular heart rhythms that can lead to heart failure or dangerous heart rhythm disorders and is another vindication for […]