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FDA Shows Rejuvenated Interest in Cosmetic Claims

On September 7, 2012, the FDA issued a Warning Letter to Lancȏme USA, a subsidiary of L’Oreal, advising that claims made on Lancȏme’s website for a series of products sold under names containing “Youth Activating” and “Regenerating and Reconstructing” caused the products to be drugs under the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. (the FDA sometimes … Continue Reading

FDA’s Four-Year Strategic Plan Takes Aim at Food Labeling, Dietary Supplements

Earlier this week the FDA unveiled its four-year plan to meet seven strategic program goals by 2016. The plan calls out the increasing challenges of the FDA’s food safety, nutrition, and animal health activities, while globalization, advances in science and technology, and shifts in consumer expectations drive change in the food and drug marketplaces. Two of the … Continue Reading