Weekly Updates

Weekly Updates

FD Weekly

Our Friday monitoring report covering global, federal and state agriculture, food safety, and nutrition issues.

A SAMPLING OF THE ISSUES WE MONITOR

  • Acrylamide
  • Added Sugars
  • Advocacy Group Reports
  • ADUFA
  • Allergens
  • Anti-Hunger/Food Security
  • Antibiotics (resistance/judicious use)
  • Arsenic
  • Beverage Size Bans
  • BSE/Pathogen testing/real time PCR tests
  • Caffeine limits
  • Child Nutrition Reauthorization
  • Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative (CFBAI)
  • Codex
  • Competitive Foods Standards
  • Dietary Guidelines
  • Disease Traceability
  • Energy Drinks
  • Ethanol
  • Farm Bill
  • Food Aid
  • Food Assistance
  • Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
  • Food taxes
  • Front of Pack labeling
  • Global Issues
  • Gluten Free
  • Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) Labeling
  • Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS)
  • Healthcare
  • HealthierUS Schools Challenge
  • Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF)
  • High Fructose Corn Syrup/ Sweeteners
  • Institute of Medicine (IOM) Reports
  • International Food and Beverage Alliance (IFBA)
  • Let’s Move! initiative
  • Marketing to children restrictions
  • Meat and Poultry Labeling
  • Menu/ vending machine labeling
  • Nanotechnology
  • National School Lunch Program
  • Natural labeling
  • Needle tenderization
  • Nutrient fortification
  • Nutrition & Health Claims
  • Nutrition Facts Panel
  • Obesity
  • Organic
  • Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) Commitments
  • Partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs)
  • Rudd Center Reports
  • School Breakfast Program (SBP)
  • School nutrition
  • Sin Taxes
  • SNAP choice
  • Sodium Reduction
  • State Legislation
  • Sugar
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Sustainability
  • Toy Bans
  • Traffic Light Labeling
  • Trans Fat/ Palm Oil
  • WHO/UN work on Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
  • Whole grain/fiber
  • Women Infant and Children’s (WIC) Program