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FDA Warns Three Tobacco Companies On Natural Labels, And More…

Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 05:15 pm

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to three tobacco manufacturers—ITG Brands LLC, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. Inc. and Sherman’s 1400 Broadway N.Y.C. Ltd.—who describe their cigarettes on product labeling as “additive free” and/or “natural.” The action marks the first time the FDA has used its authority under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009 to pursue regulatory action regarding the use of “additive free” or “natural” claims on tobacco product labeling. A manufacturer who seeks to claim that a product poses fewer risks than other tobacco products may submit an application to the FDA with scientific evidence to support the claim…

Courtney Vercollone
Courtney Vercollone

VERC Enterprises, Duxbury, Massachusetts, has promoted Courtney Vercollone to district manager, covering the South Shore District. Vercollone will oversee the stores and perform monthly audits and weekly inspections at the company’s Plymouth, Kingston, Duxbury and Pembroke locations. Vercollone has been with VERC Enterprises for four years; prior to her promotion she worked within the marketing department…

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