FDA Issues New Rules On Cattle Use In Food, Makeup

Law360, New York (April 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has amended its regulations banning certain cattle-derived materials from being used in human food and cosmetics because of their risk of transferring mad cow disease.

The agency announced its new changes on April 11. The interim final rule on 'Use of Materials Derived From Cattle in Human Food and Cosmetics' will become effective on July 16, 2008, also the cutoff date for written or electronic comments on the rule.

The rules are an update of a 2004 interim final rule...
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