The FDA is expected to reach a final rule by August 2016 regarding its food additive approval process. The FDA has been operating under a proposed rule that allows food manufacturers to get approval of food additives by informing the FDA that the additive is generally recognized as safe. The timeline to reach a final rule was part of a settlement agreement that was reached after the Center for Food Safety sued the FDA, arguing that the proposed rule did not adequately protect consumers from potentially harmful food additives.
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