Top US FDA Initiatives Expected to Impact the Food Industry in 2016

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Whether the topic is dietary supplements, menu labeling requirements, or sodium warnings, the food and beverage industry continues to be a heavily regulated one in the United States. Morgan Lewis Washington, DC, partner Robert Hibbert and his team have compiled a list of 2016 regulatory priorities set out by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in a recent Well Done Blog post.

2015 FDA Wrap-Up and 2016 Regulatory Priorities revisits the most significant regulatory issues from 2015 and provides insights into the FDA’s top priorities this year. The agency’s outstanding proposed and final rules for 2016 cover everything from gluten-free labeling and serving sizes to sanitary transportation. After reading the full post, contact Robert Hibbert directly with questions. He advises clients in the food and agricultural industries on federal regulation, particularly relating to the US Department of Agriculture, as well as the FDA.

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