Make every bite count with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) is the tagline of the 2020-2025 version as launched on December 29th. While much of the newly released version aligns with the previous DGAs, there are subtle nuances as showcased in the following four focus areas:
Earlier this month, the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Committee released their scientific report. This report is a compilation of the committee’s review of the most recent science. USDA and Health and Human Services (HHS) take use this report to make recommendations on what the average American should eat and drink to maintain health and prevent chronic disease.
The second of five meetings of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee took place last week, continuing discussion on key topics and points of interest. Within the committee, there are six subcommittees addressing specific topics and following prescribed protocols.
Last week, USDA released the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard proposed rule. In background, two years ago Congress dictated that USDA would publish a final rule on how to label foods with a bioengineered (BE) trait by July 29, 2018. The proposed rule’s release is a concrete step in this direction.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) essentially changes the way food is regulated in the U.S. and abroad and affects the entire supply chain including farms, food manufacturing and distribution centers, and domestic and imported produce. This overview of FSMA provides key insights for retailers from.