Regulation

US to amend biotech rules

US to amend biotech rules

The US agriculture department will 'update and strengthen'
its biotechnology regulations for imports, interstate movement and
environmental release of certain genetically modified organisms
(GMOs), the government body said...

FDA amends fish oil GRAS

FDA amends fish oil GRAS

The US food watchdog this week issued a 'tentative final rule' that
amends the current GRAS status for a fish oil used in food
ingredients, to control consumer intake of omega-3 fatty acids.

COOL a hot issue again

COOL a hot issue again

The current BSE crisis in the US has touched numerous industries
and ignited countless issues. One of these topics that the crisis
has brought back to life has been the simmering feud over
country-of-origin labelling of beef and other...

New markets for Nutrinova

New markets for Nutrinova

Sales of the high intensity sweetener acesulfame K look set to rise
for ingredients firm Nutrinova with the company confirming this
week that the FDA has approved its non-carbohydrate sweetener
Sunett as a general purpose sweetener...

Food safety agenda finds form

Food safety agenda finds form

As new US rules on bioterrorism fall shortly on the increasingly
broad shoulders of the food industry, the US agriculture secretary
confirmed this week that food safety will remain a key factor on
the agenda for the Bush administration.

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