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FDA commissioner: 'We will have more to say on the 'natural' issue soon'

GUEST ARTICLE: When will the FDA define ‘natural’? Sooner than you might think...

By Charles Sipos, partner; and Lauren Staniar, associate, Perkins Coie

While defining ‘natural’ for the purposes of food labeling has not appeared to be high on the FDA’s priority list since it announced its 2015 probe, things could be about to change, predict Perkins Coie attorneys Charles Sipos and Lauren Staniar.

Dr David Katz: “Saturated fat has never been exonerated.

Is saturated fat really 'back?' In short, no, argue experts at ICVN 2018

By Elaine Watson

“So the ketogenic diet, sure, it will cause you to lose weight in the short term. So would cholera, or a cocaine binge, but that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea,” observed Dr David Katz at the 7th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition (ICVN) this...

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FDA issues guidance on added sugar, dietary fiber, serving sizes

By Elaine Watson

The FDA has unveiled guidance on added sugars, serving sizes and dietary fibers to help manufacturers implement the new Nutrition Facts label, and says it’s working on a plan to incentivize manufacturers to make healthier products and “provide consumers...

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