FDA Revokes Standard of Identity for Frozen Cherry Pie

Here our government is protecting and serving us again. This article is a good insight into how the commercial food industry is able to manipulate government policy.

Photo of cherries aligned symmetrically on a tray The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is revoking the standards of identity and quality for frozen cherry pie. In a March 14 notice, the FDA said the standards are no longer necessary to ensure that these products meet consumer expectations.

The FDA said this action supports its goal to modernize standards of identity. Standards of identity establish requirements related to the content and production of certain food products. Foods for which standards of identity have been established include bread, fruit jams, certain vegetable and fruit juices, and certain types of chocolate. […]

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