The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is amending the color additive regulations to provide for the safe use of soy leghemoglobin as a color additive in ground beef analogue products. We are taking this action in response to a color additive petition (CAP) submitted by Impossible Foods, Inc. (Impossible Foods or petitioner).
This rule is effective 4 September 2019. See section X for further information on the filing of objections. Submit either electronic or written objections and requests for a hearing on the final rule by 3 September 2019.