FDA Issues Final Guidance on Menu Labeling
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published its final guidance for industry regarding menu labeling titled, "A Labeling Guide for Restaurants and Retail Establishments Selling Away-From-Home Foods - Part II (Menu Labeling Requirements in Accordance with 21 CFR 101.11)."
Coast Guard Announces Additional SOLAS Compliance Methods
The U.S. Coast Guard last week filed a Declaration of Equivalency with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) affirming existing U.S. laws and regulations for providing verified container weights are equivalent to the requirements in the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) regulation.
Meat Institute Announces Dates for Fall Events
The Meat Institute unveiled dates and locations for its upcoming fall conferences. The Pathogen Control and Regulatory Compliance in Beef Processing Conference will take place September 7-8, 2016, in Rosemont Illinois.
Meat Institute Releases New Temple Grandin-Narrated ‘Glass Walls’ Video Shot In Lamb Processing Plant
A new Temple Grandin-narrated “Glass Walls” video shot in a lamb processing plant was released online today by the North American Meat Institute (NAMI)...
Full Body of Evidence Shows Processed Meats Safe, Nutritious; New Stomach Cancer Claims Rely on Handful of Weak Findings
Processed meats remain a safe and nutritious part of a balanced diet, and attempts by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) to sound warnings about processed meats in a new report are misguided...
Statement of North American Meat Institute on 'Shifting Diets for a Sustainable Future' Report
Attribute Statement to North American Meat Institute President and CEO Barry Carpenter “A new report from the World Resources Institute (WRI) is riddled with factual flaws about protein consumption and, in turn, the environmental impact of balanced diets that include meat...