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FDA: Restaurants can omit Nutrition Facts label on packaged food during COVID-19

Kim Bousquet March 31, 2020
restaurant table

On March 26, 2020, the FDA issued temporary guidance regarding nutrition labeling of certain packaged foods during the COVID-19 public health emergency. In the guidance, the FDA advises that it does not intend to object to the sale by restaurants of food packaged and sold without Nutrition Facts labels. READ MORE

COVID-19: How FDA-regulated food and beverage companies can make hand sanitizer

Kim Bousquet Melissa Gold March 25, 2020
Close-up shot of the back of a bottle of hand sanitzer

During the COVID-19 outbreak, many companies may be interested in retrofitting their production facilities to help provide medical supplies and/or cleaning supplies. The FDA has issued a temporary policy allowing companies to produce alcohol-based hand sanitizer, so long as a number of important conditions are met. READ MORE