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Who is Responsible for Compliance Testing?

If I’m the supplier for an additive and I’ve certified that it is FDA compliant (for example §176.170), do my clients need to conduct migration...

What Legal Considerations Apply to Flyers in Fast Food Bags?

For flyers that will be placed in fast food bags, are there any considerations besides the need to use food safe ink?  It is certainly possible...

What Regulations Impact a Box that Holds Wine Bottles?

Is a drink box that doesn’t contact food (e.g., a wine bottle box) subject to regulations regarding its composition? Are there different...

Is the Country Where a Product is Assembled Considered the Country of Origin?

With respect to Country of Origin (COO) labeling requirements, could a complete system that is assembled in Finland, with goods that come from...

How Do You Determine if a Functional Barrier Exists?

FDA does not provide specific criteria for what constitutes a functional barrier. We would like to test a material that would coat a cup made of...

What Types of Plastic Bags are Banned in Panama?

Concerning Panama’s ban on polyethylene shopping bags that recently became effective, is the legislation enforced at the store or customs level...

How are Vegetarian Foods Labeled in India?

Has the Indian government changed the symbol required on vegetarian food product labels from a green dot in a green square to a green triangle in...

What are the Labeling Requirements with Respect to Place of Business?
  1. We manufacture organic products and will be expanding. Our current boxes need reordering, will these be useless after the move to the new...
Is FDA Clearance Needed to Import Plastic and Paper Cups, Utensils, and Takeout Containers?

Do I need FDA clearance to import plastic and paper cups, utensils, and restaurant takeout containers into the U.S.?