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Does Your Cosmetic Contain Prohibited Ingredients?

Posted on : March 16, 2017, By:  FDA Law
FDA Cosmetics Lawyer

If you’re working to get your cosmetic on shelves, the process can seem challenging and at times, even frustrating. One way to increase your chances of success is to ensure your cosmetic does not contain ingredients prohibited by the FDA. Here’s what you should know. Cosmetics Are Not “Approved” by the FDA, and the Spirit […]

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How to Classify Your Medical Device for the FDA

Posted on : January 31, 2017, By:  FDA Law
FDA Lawyer

When you have a medical device to register with the FDA, the first step is to classify the device. The device’s classification will help identify the it within the FDA and determine the device’s level of risk. By understanding how to classify your medical device, you can ensure your device is properly registered and ready to market. […]

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Fresas de Egipto y la Hepatitis A

Posted on : November 18, 2016, By:  Lisa Capote

Los funcionarios federales informarón de una investigación en curso sobre la Hepatitis A vinculado a fresas congeladas provenientes de Egipto servidas en batidos. Hubo 134 personas enfermas. el 70% de los enfermos tuvieron síntomas tan graves que requirieron hospitalización. Casi todos los enfermos entrevistados informarón beber batidos con fresas. Los investigadores de FDA han estado […]

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Egyptian strawberries and Hepatitis A

Posted on : November 18, 2016, By:  Lisa Capote

Federal officials reported an ongoing investigation into a Hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen Egyptian strawberries served in smoothies.  There 134 people were reportedly ill. 70% of the individuals reportedly ill have required hospitalization. Almost all individuals interviewed reported drinking smoothies containing strawberries. Food and Drug Administration investigators have been using the working theory that […]

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FDA publica recursos industriales RE: La Nueva Etiqueta Nutricional; muchas preguntas permanecen sin respuesta.

Posted on : September 30, 2016, By:  Lisa Capote

Una nueva página web fue anunciada el pasado 4 de Agosto por la FDA para proporcionar a la industria la información sobre la nueva regulación sobre la Información Nutricional y tamaños de porciones en las etiquetas. Actualmente la actualización de las etiquetas es voluntaria, ésto hasta el 26 Julio del 2018 ó 26 de Julio […]

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FDA Publishes Industry Resources re the New Nutrition Labeling Requirements; Many Questions Remain Unanswered

Posted on : September 30, 2016, By:  Lisa Capote

A new web page was announced on 4 August last by the FDA to provide the industry with information on the new regulation on the nutritional information and sizes of portions in the labels. Currently the update of the labels is voluntary, this until 26 July 2018 or 26 July 2019 for companies with sales […]

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ACE esta aquí. Está usted listo?

Posted on : September 23, 2016, By:  Lisa Capote

“Automated Commercial Environment” (ACE) ha sustituido el sistema de comercio (ACS) a partir del 15 de junio, 2016. Es operado por la oficina de aduanas. El objetivo de es una sola ventana electrónica para presentar los requisitos establecidos para las importaciones y exportaciones por parte del gobierno de los Estados Unidos en el “International Trade […]

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ACE IS HERE. ARE YOU READY?

Posted on : September 23, 2016, By:  Lisa Capote

“Automated Commercial Environment” (ACE) has replaced the Trading System (ACS) effective June 15, 2016. It is being operated by the Customs office. The goal a single electronic window to present the requirements established for imports and exports by the US government in the “International Trade Data System (ITDS). The purpose is that all the information […]

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Mosquito genetically manipulated

Posted on : September 16, 2016, By:  Lisa Capote

The mosquito Aedes aegypti known by be the transmitters of the dengue, chikunguya, fever yellow and now the virus of the Zika, has been manipulated genetically by a British company British Oxitec Ltd. The development is a male mosquito with a lethal genetic change that is transmitting to its descendants and makes them dependent on […]

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Etiquetado GMO está a punto de convertirse en Ley. Estás listo?

Posted on : August 8, 2016, By:  Lisa Capote

El Senado y la Camara de Representantes han aprobado una ley que autoriza al USDA a establecer un plan de nacional para alimentos modificados geneticamente, conocido también como etiquetado de alimentos GMO. El Proyecto aplica para todos los productos de consumo humano excepto los que son servidos en restaurants y establecimientos similares. Los productos que […]

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