Australia's government will work with industry to reduce trans
fatty acids in Australian food, it announced this week, despite
figures that suggest intake of the fats among the population is
within safe limits.
The FDA has signalled that it could adapt existing regulation to
take account of the growing number of conventional foods marketed
as 'functional foods category', starting with a public meeting in
Food and beverage manufacturers may soon be required to disclose
detailed information on their marketing activities and expenditures
targeted toward children and adolescents, the Federal Trade
Commission (FTC) has said.
An FDA risk assessment that is expected to declare meat and milk
derived from cloned animals safe for the food supply is currently
being reviewed by the government, and is due to be released by the
end of the year.
The US Organic Trade Association today released an ambitious plan
designed to advance the nation's organic agriculture by petitioning
the government to support an increased local, regional and national
supply of organic food...
Sabinsa Corporation has agreed to discontinue making or selling
Genimax in the US as part of a settlement with Archer Daniels
Midland over patent infringement of the agribusiness giant's
proprietary soy isoflavone technology.
Unilever has petitioned the FDA to amend its health claim for the
use of phytosterols in foods and allow full daily intake in one
serving rather than two - suggesting the consumer brand giant
foresees more explicit and simplified...