US food safety procedures could be improved if the system was
consolidated suggested a report published on Wednesday by the
Government Accountability Office (GAO), but it failed to define
possible cost savings.
When nutritional labeling comes into force in Canada later this
year, manufacturers may also take advantage of the need to change
their labels to stipulate whether their products' ingredients are
A landmark settlement on trans fats in the US last week will incite
global food makers, fearful of litigation, to delve further into
new food formulations that use alternative ingredients to eliminate
harmful fatty acids, reports...
Pressure on price and market share for Nutrinova, a leading
supplier of non-nutritive sweetener acesulfame-K, is set to rise as
key patent for the sweetener will soon reach its deadline,
reports Lindsey Partos.
Representatives of the food industry yesterday filed a letter with
the FDA demanding that the government harmonizes the date for trans
fat labeling with the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer
A campaign launched this month by the Center for Global Food Issues
(CGFI) warning consumers against claims made on milk cartons has
received short shrift from the organic industry, reports
In May, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)
launched a campaign to free America of trans fats. This week, the
Grocery Manufacturers of America rejected this call in a statement
to the FDA, saying that the CSPI had...