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Pure Food and Drug Act Prohibits interstate commerce of misbranded and adulterated food, drinks, and drugs.
Meat Inspection Requires inspection of all meat sold across state lines.
First Certified Color Regulations Identifies seven colors as acceptable for use in processed foods.
McNary-Mapes Amendment Authorizes FDA standard of quality and fill-of-container for canned food excluding meat and milk products.
Gould Amendment Requires accurate labeling of food packages with weight measure or numerical count.
Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act Expands the 1906 law to cover cosmetics and gives FDA authority to establish regulations and guidelines for the food industry.
First Food Standards of Identity Establish definitions and standards of composition for canned tomatoes, tomato puree, and tomato paste.
FDA publishes guidance to industry, referred to as the "Black Book".
Food Additives Amendment Requires the safety of a new additive to be established before requesting an approval for its use. The first GRAS list was published, identifying nearly 200 food additives deemed "generally recognize as safe"
Delaney Clause Prohibits the use of any additive in food that is found to cause cancer.
Color additives amendment Requires the safety of any new color additive for food, drugs, or cosmetics to be established before requesting an approval for its use.
Fair packaging and labeling act Requires all consumer products in interstate commerce to be honestly and informatively labeled.
Saccharin study and labeling act Stops FDA from banning the chemical sweetener but requires a label warning that saccharin has been found to cause cancer in laboratory animals.
Infant formula act Establishes special FDA controls to ensure necessary nutrition content and safety
Anti-tampering act Makes it a crime to tamper with packaged consumer products.
Nutrition Labeling and Educations Act Requires all packaged foods to bear nutrition labeling and all health claims to be consistent with specifically defined terms. Authorizing certain health claims. Standardizes the food ingredient panel serving sizes and terms such as low fat and light.
Organic Foods Production Act Establishes the National Organic Program and its authority to develop and enforce laws covering agricultural products sold, labeled, or represented as "organic" within the United States.
Dietary supplement health and education act Defines dietary supplements, places burden of proof for safety on FDA, authorizes some health claims for dietary supplements, and establishes the office of dietary supplements.
Rule on dietary supplements Defines the type of statement that can be on labeling regarding the effect of supplements on the structure or function of the body.
Food allergy labeling and consumer protection Requires a food allergy warning on the label of food products containing a protein derived from any peanuts, soybeans, cows milk, eggs, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts, and wheat.
Country of origin labeling Requires retailers to inform customers of the source of certain foods, including: muscle cuts of meat and ground meats; wild and farm raised fish and shellfish; fresh and frozen fruits and veggies; peanuts, peanuts, pecans, and macadamia nuts; and ginseng.
New food code Identifies time and temp controls for serving cut greens. Increases food handler training on allergen awareness. No longer allows the serving of undercooked meats as an option on children's menus.
Egg Safety Rules Prescribes measures for preventing salmonella that apply to all egg producers with at least 3,000 laying hens whose shell eggs are not processed with a treatment to ensure their safety, such as pasteurization.
Food Safety Modernization Gives the FDA power to order recall of tainted food. Requires that all food imports meet U.S safety standards. Increases inspections of all processed foods. Requires food processors to maintain records tracking the food and safety procedures implemented.
Mandatory HACCP programs Prescribe industry food safety programs for seafood, juice, meant, and poultry.FDA provides the training.
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