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The FDA permitted manufacturers and businesses to make minor formulation changes to certain packaged food products and food labels to help offset disruptions or shortages of some ingredients during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo:  Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Last year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced temporary policies aimed at providing manufacturers and businesses with limited flexibility on food labeling requirements and formulation adjustments of products for human consumption during the pandemic. These policies were implemented to provide regulatory flexibility and to minimize the impact of supply chain disruptions on product availability associated with the pandemic. But will these changes also create safety and health issues for consumers? Are these policies likely to continue in this new year?

If you’re a broker with clients in the food industry, here’s what you need to know about the FDA policies, along with some of the key requirements highlighted in the administration’s guidance document.

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