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14 Jul: FDA Warns of Methanol Found in Hand Sanitizer

On July 2, 2020, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a public warning regarding an increase in hand sanitizer products found to contain methanol but labeled as containing ethanol or isopropanol. Read more to learn about safety and efficacy issues with hand sanitizers currently on the market.
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26 Oct: Contaminant Analysis of Illicit vs Regulated Market Extracts

Anresco analyzed a series of illicit market samples and found most were adulterated with high levels of vitamin e acetate — a compound frequently linked to the recent vaping crisis. Additionally, all samples failed the California BCC’s limits for pesticides, in some cases at hundreds of times the permitted level.
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26 Sep: Anresco Awarded Legacy Business Status

Anresco Labertories was awarded 'legacy business' status in San Francisco. Legacy Businesses are longstanding community-serving businesses that are recognized as valuable cultural assets to San Francisco by the Office of Small Business.
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17 May: FDA to Proceed with Nutritional Labeling Changes

In 2016, first lady Michelle Obama lead the reform to update the nutrition facts label displayed on packaged foods in an attempt to provide greater transparency to consumers. Following a 1 year delay, the FDA has now reaffirmed its commitment to these changes, extending the enforcement deadline.