Stakeholders offered a tepid response to Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Robert Califf’s unveiling Tuesday of a new Humans Foods Program, which Califf said he believes will fundamentally transform the way FDA oversees the U.S. food supply.
The Food and Drug Administration will use an outside evaluation released Tuesday to help reform its human foods program, FDA Commissioner Robert Califf said following release of the report by the Reagan-Udall Foundation.
Samuel Crowell has joined the American Seed Trade Association as the new senior director of international programs and policy and the National Pork Producers Council has selected Kelly Cushman as its new vice president of domestic policy.
Mark Munger has been hired as the senior director of marketing for Ocean Mist Farms and Ken Melban has been elevated to vice president of industry affairs and operations at the California Avocado Commission.
The Consumer Brands Association has picked David Chavern to serve as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer, while Jacqlyn Schneider is a new partner at FGS Global’s food and agriculture practice.
The idea of requiring nutrition labels on the front of food packages to disclose sugar and fat content is getting increased attention ahead of the first White House conference in more than half a century on hunger and nutrition policy.