July 5, 2011
Critical Milestones Completed at New Law's Six-Month Mark
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced the completion of two tasks the agency was required to carry out within 180 days of the signing of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. July 3, the deadline required by law, the FDA issued a strategy for identifying and preventing the entry of smuggled food, and draft guidance for the dietary supplement industry on assuring the safety of new dietary ingredients (NDI).
A more detailed description of FDA’s accomplishments at the new law’s six-month mark is available.
For additional information on the anti-smuggling strategy, see Fact Sheet on Anti-Smuggled Food Strategy.
For additional information on the NDI guidance:
- Draft Guidance for Industry: Dietary Supplements: New Dietary Ingredient Notifications and Related Issues
- New Dietary Ingredients in Dietary Supplements - Background for Industry
- Food Facts: Dietary Supplements, What you Need to Know