FDA reopens comment period on fruit and vegetable juices as color additives

FDA reopens comment period on fruit and vegetable juices as color additives

The draft guidance, when finalized, will clarify when juices from fruits and vegetables may be used as color additives in food under existing authorizations without additional premarket review and approval from the agency under its color additive petition process.

March 10, 2017
FDA

FDA has reopened the comment period on its Draft Guidance for Industry: Fruit Juice and Vegetable Juice as Color Additives in Food for 60 days to allow interested persons additional time to submit comments. The draft guidance, when finalized, will clarify when juices from fruits and vegetables may be used as color additives in food under existing authorizations without additional premarket review and approval from the agency under its color additive petition process.

Interested parties may submit comments by written letter or electronically starting March 1, 2017.

Additional information, including directions for filing comments and the final due date for comments, is available in the Federal Register notice announcing reopening of the comment period.