|Submitted||Feb. 5, 2020|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the North Carolina Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:
-standards for foods labeled as 'natural'
-standards for foods labeled as 'organic'
-standards for foods labeled as 'healthy'
-database of foods categorized as natural, organic or healthy.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following North Carolina Public Records Law request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 5, 2020. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
Dear Ms. Newsome,
We are in receipt of your public records request received via FAX on February 20, 2020 for records regarding standards for foods labeled as "natural", "organic" or "healthy" and a database of foods categorized as natural, organic or healthy.
NCDA&CS, Food and Drug Protection Division has adopted by reference the regulations found in Title 21 of the Federal Code of Federal Regulations. While we are not providing legal advice, 21 CFR Parts 101 and 501 contain requirements for Food Labeling and Animal Food Labeling. You may wish to consult with the United States Food and Drug Administration, the North Carolina General Statutes and the North Carolina Administrative Code for more information. You may wish to consult with an attorney for legal advice specific to your particular issue.
NCDA&CS, Food and Drug Protection Division does not maintain a database of foods categorized as "natural", "organic" or "healthy".
Anita MacMullan, Division Director
Food and Drug Protection Division, NCDA & CS
919 857 4180 (desk)
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