All news articles for November 2012

Sorting through the gluten-free toolbox

Special edition: Free-from foods

Sorting through the gluten-free toolbox

By Hank Schultz

Gluten-free foods are a hot trend, and formulators are rising to the formidable challenge of replacing this multifunctional ingredient in baked goods, soups and sauces.

The tax is being proposed by Institutional Revolutionary Part, which will take power in December. Photo credit:Flickr - haracat3

Chewing gum tax proposed in Mexico


Mexico is considering forcing gum manufacturers to pay a 50% tax on top of the selling price of products to pay for clean-up costs on streets.

Senators Durbin and Blumenthal want to put the energy drinks industry firmly inside its box...

Senators tilt at Red Bull as FDA hints at energy action

By Ben Bouckley

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has told US Senators Dick Durbin and Richard Blumenthal that is reviewing the safety of energy drinks and may take regulatory action if it finds a health risk.

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