Palatinit today announced that it has achieved GRAS notification
for its sugar replacer Palatinose, a certification the company
hopes will provide food manufacturers with "complete
assurance" in the product.
A new test should more accurately show the amount of benzene in
soft drinks on shop shelves, but that does not mean there is no
problem, says the scientist behind the new procedure to
A proposal by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to ban
schools from selling junk food and soda has been blocked by a
legislative committee on the grounds that it does not provide a
"total approach" to child nutrition.