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FDA Amends Food Additive Regulations to Expand Permitted Uses of Vitamin D in Food

Contributor: Rachel Rosenberg As of July 16, 2016, FDA’s amendment to expand the safe uses of vitamin D2 and D3 as nutrient supplements in food for human consumption became effective. This amendment stems from a food additive petition (FAP 3A4801)… Read More
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Clarification of FDA’s Fortification Policy

FDA’s Fortification Policy is set forth at 21 C.F.R. § 104.20. It essentially sets forth principles for the rational addition of nutrients to foods. It provides: [FDA] does not encourage indiscriminate addition of nutrients to foods, nor does it c… Read More
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Declaring Small Amounts of Nutrients and Dietary Ingredients on Nutrition Labels

FDA has published Federal Register notice of a draft guidance document, entitled “FDA’s Policy on Declaring Small Amounts of Nutrients and Dietary Ingredients on Nutrition Labels: Guidance for Industry” (July 2015). Issuance of the draft guidan… Read More
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