Food And Drug Administration

Keep Your Ice From Becoming ContaminatedA recent study of restaurants in the UK found that samples of ice at six out of ten chain restaurants contained more bacteria than samples of toilet water.
FDA Allows Rat Hair And Other Food 'Defects'The law recognizes that food manufacturing is not a perfect system, and allows "defects" including mold, rodent hairs and insect larvae.
Cruelty Free Foods And Cosmetics May Not BeWhat does a label mean when it says the product is cruelty free?
Pet Food Subject To Regulation And RecallsThe law requires that pet foods be safe to eat, be produced under sanitary conditions, contain no harmful substances, and be truthfully labeled.
FDA Regulates 'Healthy' Food LabelWhile the government regulates labels, you can too. If it sounds too tasty to be healthy, read closer and draw your own conclusion.
Drug Companies Ignoring FDA RecommendationsAlthough the FDA provided advice to drug companies during the trial period of since-approved medications, much of it was ignored.
What The Turkey Label Really MeansThis Thanksgiving, Butterball turkeys will have a new label: American Humane Certified on all of its products. What does that mean?
Legally Defining Gluten FreeAs of this past month, the FDA made regulations mandatory for all foods that label themselves gluten free.
FDA Taking Steps To Make Sure Foods Labeled 'Gluten-Free' Actually AreThe Food and Drug Administration has issued new guidelines for food manufacturers. Foods that are labeled "gluten-free" can no longer contain more than 20 parts per million of gluten.
Insuring Your Pet's Food Is HealthyAccording to the Food and Drug Administration, always look for the words “complete and balanced” on the cat or dog food label. Here's why.
'Natural' Food Label May Be MisleadingAccording the FDA, it is difficult to define a food product that is 'natural' because the food has probably been processed and is no longer the product of the earth.
Phila. Beermaker Thinks FDA Proposal on Grain Reuse is Misguided"I think it's crazy," says Tim Roberts (in photo), head brewer at Yards Brewing Company, in Philadelphia.