WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The food industry has warned a congressional panel that delays by the Food and Drug Administration to approve food additives are discouraging companies from investing in new additives and technologies. In a recent hearing before the House Subcommittee on Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations, industry officials lambasted FDA's current approval system, which calls for a 180-day review period of food-additive petitions. Officials argued that FDA takes much longer ...
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