The proposed rule is designed to ensure that all diagnostic tests are accurate. It presents a strong case for the need for laboratory-developed test regulation and for FDA’s authority to regulate these tests. Further, the agency’s economic analysis of impacts demonstrates that the benefits of FDA regulation outweigh the costs. See comments supporting the proposed rule from CSPI and other consumer organizations as well as a supportive letter from patient groups.
This resource is a transcript of the oral comments provided by senior policy scientist Eva Greenthal on behalf of the Center for Science in the Public Interest at the Front-of-Package Nutrition Labeling Virtual Public Meeting on November 16, followed by a list of the dozens of public health and consumer organizations that have expressed support for FDA’s development of a mandatory front-of-package nutrition label.
How you handle food matters—whether it’s meat, poultry, fruits, vegetables, baked goods, or leftovers.
The harmful bugs that cause food poisoning can show up in any of those foods. Here’s how to lower your risk this holiday season.