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Nov. 19-20: New food safety rules discussed in workshop
November 6, 2014

By Angela Lenssen, School of Food Science

food-science-logoSEATTLE – Food safety and law experts will discuss the effects of and compliance with new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules at a public workshop Nov. 19-20 at the Double Tree by Hilton, Seattle Airport, 18740 International Blvd. The rules are scheduled for release Nov. 13.

Pharmacy professor appointed to federal drug committee
October 15, 2014

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

Baker-by-Lori-Maricle-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Danial Baker, a WSU pharmacy professor, has been appointed to a four-year term as one of 11 voting members of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Arthritis Advisory Committee.

Researchers argue for better bread ingredient labeling
September 24, 2014

breadMOUNT VERNON, Wash. – In the interest of nutrition, health and taste, the time is right to clean up bread, write Washington State University researchers in the Healthy Living section of the Huffington Post on Sept. 23.

May 8: Ex-FDA administrator to speak at commencement
May 5, 2014

Winckler-80SPOKANE, Wash. – The former chief of staff for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will be the keynote speaker on Thursday at the commencement ceremony of the Washington State University College of Pharmacy.

Rock Doc: FDA considers changes to nutrition labels
April 22, 2014

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PetersPULLMAN, Wash. – While I have been dinking around for months trying to lose five pounds, two of my friends have gotten serious about weight loss. Each of them is down 50 pounds.

WSU antibiotic resistance expert cautious about FDA proposal
December 16, 2013

Call-D-2011-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The three-year phase-out of food animal antibiotic uses and over-the-counter antibiotic sales proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration raises questions from an expert at Washington State University.

FDA to discuss proposed produce food safety regulations
August 7, 2013

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Food growers, packers and processors are invited to discuss food safety policy and proposed regulations with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this month. Registration is required through Washington State University Extension at http://bit.ly/18PPj6M but the event is free to the public.

A two-hour session will be 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at Four Rivers Cultural Center in Ontario, Ore. A day-long session will be 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at the Howard Johnson hotel in Yakima, Wash. 

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