FDA issues guidance on color additives in animal food
Manufacturers must comply with rule by November 18
The document, entitled Small Entity Compliance Guide - Declaring Color Additives in Animal Foods, provides background and questions and answers on the 2011 regulation requiring that all color additives subject to the FDA's certification process be listed on the product label for animal feed or pet food. Color additives exempt from certification generally include those derived from plants or minerals.
All animal feed and pet food manufacturers must comply with the rule by November 18.