Tag Archives: CFSAN

FDA’s Quiet Reorganization of the Office of Food Additive Safety Begins Today

Before the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took it down this morning, the website for the Office of Food Additive Safety (OFAS) showed three divisions for (1) Food Additive Petitions (FAPs) and Color Additive Petitions (CAPs), (2) Food Contact Notifications (FCNs), and (3) Biotechnology and Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) notifications.  Since the last reorganization of the Center … Continue Reading

FDA Provides Remarks on their Role in Supporting Innovation in Food Technology

On March 22, 2018, Susan Mayne, Ph.D., Director of FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, addressed the audience at the Future Food-Tech Summit about FDA’s role in supporting innovation in food technology. Dr. Mayne divided her talk into four key questions: (1) How can food-tech innovators get the support and information they need … Continue Reading

FDA Announces Posting of Adverse Event Report Data for Foods and Cosmetics

FDA’s CFSAN Adverse Event Reporting System (CAERS) is a post-market surveillance system that contains information on adverse event and product complaint reports submitted to FDA for foods, dietary supplements, and cosmetics. Adverse event reports come primarily from consumers and health care providers, and can include minor to major medical events, as well as complaints about … Continue Reading

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