FDA Needs Public Input On 'Natural' Ingredients, Group Says

Law360, New York (November 6, 2013, 5:56 PM EST) -- The Center for Food Safety warned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday that it should not take up a California federal judge's request to define which ingredients are “natural” without first soliciting public input.

The CFS sent a letter to the agency in response to U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers' recent decision to ask the FDA to determine whether products with genetically modified ingredients can be properly labeled as “natural” or “all natural.”

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