FDA & Distillers Discuss Spent Grains
A team of FDA, Kentucky and Distilled Spirits Council representatives, led by Dr. Stephen Ostroff, FDA’s deputy commissioner for foods and veterinary medicine, toured distilleries and a craft brewery over Jan. 11 and 12, 2017. (Dr. Ostroff became acting FDA commissioner on Jan. 20, 2017.) The goal was to facilitate industry understanding of applicable FDA rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act, including those related to spent grains used in animal foods, and to increase FDA’s understanding of how distilleries and breweries operate.

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