NEWS WATCH: FDA DENIES WHOLE GRAINS PETITION ...SUPPLIERS MAY SEEK TRANS FATS EXTENSION

FDA DENIES WHOLE GRAINS PETITION ug Administration denied General Mills' petition to define the descriptors "excellent source," "good source" and "made with" in describing foods' whole-grain content. The agency said in a recent letter that it needed to further consider differing positions on whether it should approve a qualified health claim for whole grains. At the same time, the FDA acknowledged

FDA DENIES WHOLE GRAINS PETITION

ug Administration denied General Mills' petition to define the descriptors "excellent source," "good source" and "made with" in describing foods' whole-grain content. The agency said in a recent letter that it needed to further consider differing positions on whether it should approve a qualified health claim for whole grains. At the same time, the FDA acknowledged the need to act on the issue and said it is looking at developing guidance on defin

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