Constituent Updates

Updates from the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

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Latest Update

December 8, 2016

FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Food Contact Substances for Use with Infant Formula and Human Milk
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued draft guidance to provide additional information on how to prepare Food Contact Notifications (FCNs) for food contact substances that will come into contact with infant formula and human (breast) milk.

Using Adverse Event Reports to Monitor Cosmetic Safety
It’s not an exaggeration to say that everyone uses cosmetics, be it shampoo, mouthwash, a moisturizer or deodorant. The FDA monitors cosmetics on the market to ensure that they are safe for consumers.

Application Reminder: Firms Intending to Ship Dairy Products to Chile, China, or the European Union
As announced on July 25, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration launched a new electronic system to facilitate applications for U.S. manufacturers and processors of milk products to be included on lists of firms eligible to export to facilitate meeting a foreign country’s requirements.



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