Melvin S. Drozen

Dec 27, 2018 USDA AMS National Bioengineered (BE) Food Disclosure Standard Final Rule
Jul 31, 2018 FDA's Meeting on Comprehensive, Multi-Year Nutrition Innovation Strategy
May 09, 2018 USDA AMS Publishes Bioengineered (BE) Labeling Proposed Rule
Feb 01, 2018 FDA Recognizes First Accreditation Body Under Accredited Third-Party Certification Program and Launches Voluntary Qualified Importer Program
Jan 26, 2018 AAFCO Ingredient Definitions Committee (IDC) Meeting Update - January 2018
Jan 09, 2018 FDA Extends Enforcement Discretion on Certain FSMA Provisions
Dec 01, 2017 FDA's Draft Guidance on Best Practices for Convening a GRAS Panel
Jul 06, 2017 USDA Seeks Stakeholder Input to Support Forthcoming Proposed GM Labeling Rule
Aug 29, 2016 Summaries on FDA's Final Rule on GRAS Notices and the Draft Guidance Document on New Dietary Ingredient Issues
Aug 01, 2016 President Obama Signs S. 764 into Law, Preempting the Vermont GE Labeling Law
Jun 27, 2016 United States Senate Reaches Bipartisan Agreement to Establish First Mandatory, Nationwide Labeling Requirements for Bioengineered Foods
Jun 02, 2016 Summaries of Final Rules on Revisions to Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labeling and Serving Sizes
May 31, 2016 Summary of FSMA Intentional Adulteration Final Rule
Apr 21, 2016 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): A Foreign Suppliers Guide
Mar 23, 2016 Proposition 65 - California Proposes Regulations for Exposures to Bisphenol A (BPA)
Dec 01, 2015 Summaries of Three FSMA Final Rules - Foreign Supplier Verification Program, Third-Party Accreditation Program, and Produce Safety Standards
Nov 13, 2015 FDA Issues Final Rules to Implement FSMA Produce Safety, FSVP, and Third-Party Auditor Provisions
Nov 11, 2015 FDA Seeks Comments on the Meaning of "Natural"
Sep 25, 2015 Keller and Heckman Summary of Final Rule on CGMPs and HARPC for Food for Animals
Sep 21, 2015 Keller and Heckman Summary of Human HARPC Final Rule
Sep 10, 2015 FDA Issues Final Rules to Implement FSMA HARPC Provisions
Aug 04, 2015 FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Declaration of Small Amounts of Nutrients and Dietary Ingredients on Nutrition Labels
Jun 16, 2015 FDA Announces Final Determination that Partially Hydrogenated Oils are Not GRAS
May 21, 2015 Food Regulatory Update - April 2015
May 13, 2015 Food Court Report: Consumers Can Challenge Certified Organic Products They Believe Contain Improper Ingredients
Mar 30, 2015 FDA Announces Plan to Streamline Animal Food Regulation
Mar 23, 2015 Food Regulatory Update - February 2015
Feb 20, 2015 Food Regulatory Update - January 2015
Feb 06, 2015 Food Regulatory Update - December 2014
Jan 08, 2015 Navigating FDA and USDA Reporting/Notification Requirements for Adulterated and Misbranded Food
Aug 25, 2014 Food Regulatory Update - July 2014
Jul 07, 2014 Food and Drug Alert: Public Meeting on Proposed Rules to Change Nutrition Facts Label and Serving Sizes
Jul 03, 2014 Advertising and Promotion Alert: "Battle of the Experts" Not Sufficient to Establish Violation of State Consumer Protection Acts
Jun 20, 2014 Food Regulatory Update – May 2014
Jun 16, 2014 Compliance with FDA Regulations May Not Protect a Company From the Risk of Liability to Competitors via Unfair Competition Challenges
May 19, 2014 Food Regulatory Update - April 2014
May 16, 2014 FDA Speaks Out on Spent Grains
May 16, 2014 FDA Issues Guidance on Submission of Petitions and Notifications for Exemption from Allergen Labeling
May 01, 2014 Food and Drug Alert
Apr 25, 2014 Vermont Legislature Passes GMO Labeling Bill
Apr 11, 2014 GMO Labeling Legislation Update
Mar 26, 2014 FSMA Update: FDA Seeks Input on Reportable Food Registry Requirements
Mar 07, 2014 Food Regulatory Update -- January - February 2014
Feb 27, 2014 FDA Announces Major Revisions to the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels
Jan 23, 2014 Food Regulatory Update -- December 2013
Jan 02, 2014 A Brief History and Overview of Country of Origin Labeling Requirements
Jan 01, 2014 Microbial Products of Biotechnology
Dec 20, 2013 Food Regulatory Update - November 2013
Nov 20, 2013 Food Regulatory Update – October 2013
Nov 08, 2013 FDA Tentatively Determines Trans Fats Not GRAS
Oct 21, 2013 Food Regulatory Update – September 2013
Sep 13, 2013 Food Regulatory Update - August 2013
Aug 15, 2013 FDA Issues Revised Draft Guidance on "Medical Foods"
Aug 15, 2013 Food Regulatory Update - July 2013
Aug 01, 2013 Overview of FDA's Proposed Rule to Implement FSMA's Accreditation of Third-Party Auditors/Certification Bodies to Conduct Food Safety Audits and to Issue Certifications
Aug 01, 2013 Overview of FDA's Proposed Rule to Implement FSMA's Foreign Supplier Verification Programs for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals
Jul 19, 2013 Failure to Strictly Comply with FDA Regulations May Get You Sued
Jul 15, 2013 Food Regulatory Update - June 2013
Jul 01, 2013 Federal Judge Orders FDA to Issue Overdue Food Safety Rules by November 2013
Jun 20, 2013 Food Regulatory Update - May 2013
Jun 13, 2013 FDA Uses Warning Letters to Expand the Park Doctrine to Include Violations of Contractors
May 13, 2013 Food Regulatory Update - April 2013
Apr 18, 2013 FDA's Strict Criminal Liability Standard has Far-Reaching Consequences
Apr 11, 2013 Food Regulatory Update - March 2013
Mar 29, 2013 FDA Publishes Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for Proposed FSMA Rules
Mar 13, 2013 Food Regulatory Update - February 2013
Feb 13, 2013 Food Regulatory Update - January 2013
Jan 17, 2013 FDA Issues Proposed Rules to Implement FSMA Produce Safety Standards and Preventive Controls
Jan 15, 2013 Food Regulatory Update - December 2012
Dec 17, 2012 Food Regulatory Update - November 2012
Dec 14, 2012 FDA Requests Comments on Allergen Thresholds
Nov 27, 2012 FDA Suspends Sunland Inc.'s Food Facility Registration
Nov 12, 2012 Food Regulatory Update - October 2012
Oct 19, 2012 Melvin Drozen and Evangelia Pelonis Publish an Article in Food Chemical News
Oct 16, 2012 Food Regulatory Update - September 2012
Sep 13, 2012 Food Regulatory Update - August 2012
Aug 22, 2012 Mandatory Biotech Labeling in California: The Impact of Prop 37
Aug 10, 2012 Food Regulatory Update - July 2012
Jul 10, 2012 Food Regulatory Update - June 2012
Jul 02, 2012 Registration Renewal for Food Facilities Under the Food Safety Modernization Act
Jun 26, 2012 FDA Responds to Snack Food Association Request for Guidance on FSMA Enforcement
Jun 12, 2012 Food Regulatory Update - May 2012
Jun 05, 2012 FSIS Final Rule on Notice of Adulterated or Misbranded Food
Jun 01, 2012 FDA Denies Alternate Name for High Fructose Corn Syrup
May 14, 2012 National Academies' Institute of Medicine Releases Report on Obesity Prevention
May 14, 2012 Food Regulatory Update - April 2012
May 03, 2012 FDA Issues Two Draft Guidances on Nanotechnology
Apr 13, 2012 Food Regulatory Update - March 2012
Mar 14, 2012 Food Regulatory Update - February 2012
Mar 13, 2012 FDA Publishes Criteria for "High Risk" Facilities
Feb 17, 2012 Food Regulatory Update - January 2012
Feb 03, 2012 FDA Publishes Report on Transparency Initiatives for Compliance and Enforcement Data
Jan 13, 2012 Food Regulatory Update - December 2011
Dec 12, 2011 Food Regulatory Update - November 2011
Nov 29, 2011 FDA Seeks First Injunction Against Dietary Supplement Companies
Nov 18, 2011 FDA Issues Final Rule on Declaration of Color Additives in Animal Feed and Pet Food
Nov 15, 2011 November 10, 2011 FDA and FSIS Joint Meeting on Approaches to Reducing Sodium Consumption
Nov 15, 2011 Food Regulatory Update - October 2011
Nov 04, 2011 Food Safety Working Group Meeting on FSMA Fees
Oct 25, 2011 Uniform Front-of-Package Symbol Containing Information on Calories, Solid Fats, Sodium, and Added Sugars Recommended for All Foods
Oct 21, 2011 The Seventh Circuit Affirms that Federal Law Barred Non-Identical State Law Food Labeling Requirements
Oct 17, 2011 Food Regulatory Update - September 2011
Oct 06, 2011 FDA Releases Draft of Foods and Veterinary Medicine Program Strategic Plan for 2012-2016
Oct 04, 2011 FDA Continues Efforts to Increase Transparency with Publication of Draft Proposals for Promoting Greater Access to Compliance and Enforcement Data with a Request for Comment
Sep 16, 2011 FDA and FSIS Request Comment on Effective Approaches to Reduce Sodium Consumption in the Diet
Sep 15, 2011 FDA Establishes a Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network (CORE) for Food
Sep 09, 2011 Food Regulatory Update - August 2011
Aug 16, 2011 Food Regulatory Update - July 2011
Aug 03, 2011 FDA Continues FSMA Implementation For User Fees and Suspension of Registration
Aug 02, 2011 June 2011 National Academies Meeting On Sustainable Development of Algal Biofuels Highlights Water Consumption at Commercial Scale
Jul 25, 2011 FSIS Announces New Labeling Scheme for Raw Meat and Poultry Products with Solution Added
Jun 10, 2011 FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Nanotechnology
May 02, 2011 Food Regulatory Update - May 2011
Jan 05, 2011 Client Alert: Employer Compliance Guidance for Whistleblower Provisions Under New Food Safety Modernization Act
Jul 06, 2010 FDA Announces GRAS Notification Pilot Program On Animal Food
Jan 05, 2007 FDA Proposes to Amend the Calcium and Osteoporosis Health Claim
Jan 09, 2006 New Food Allergen Labeling Law Raises Questions for Packaging Suppliers
May 25, 2005 Biotechnology/Nanotechnology Alert
Mar 16, 2005 Practical Food Law: Labeling, Advertising, and Promotion Manual
Mar 14, 2005 Practical Food Law: The Essentials Manual
Jun 09, 2004 FDA's Final Rule on Administrative Detention
Nov 13, 1999 FDA Releases Criteria for Expedited Review of Food Additive Petitions That Are Expected to Enhance Food Safety
Nov 08, 1999 FDA Proposal on Trans Fat Labeling
May 05, 1999 FDA Clarifies Agency Policy on the Adulteration of Food with Foreign Objects
Jan 08, 1999 What Is a Dietary Supplement Anyway?
Jun 28, 1998 Dioxin Contamination in Europe Prompts FDA, USDA to Detain Imports
Jan 08, 1998 FTC Releases Long-Awaited Guidance Document on Dietary Supplement Advertising
FDA Continues FSMA Implementation For User Fees and Suspension of Registration