The National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity wrote to lawmakers in opposition to the "Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act," which would return whole milk to the school meals program in contravention of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
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.
One year after filing, CSPI is writing to urge the FDA to grant our color additive petition by immediately publishing a notice to delist carcinogenic Red 3 for use in foods, supplements, and ingested drugs.