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FDA Statement on Modernizing Standards of Identity and the Use of Dairy Names for Plant-based Substitutes

Posted on September 27, 2018

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

The following statement is from U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D: The FDA is issuing a request for information as it examines its approach to the use of dairy food names like “milk,” “cheese,” or “yogurt” in the labeling of plant-based foods and beverages. Earlier this year, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb […]

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