The FDA has confirmed the Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives'
(JEFCA) ruling in June that free lutein and zeaxanthin are safe for
human consumption - a move welcomed by Kemin Foods which produces
the ingredient FloraGlo...
Every five years the Dietary Guidelines for Americans are updated
by the Department of Agriculture, and last week's offering stirred
up an interesting mixture of praise and concern from the US food
Scientists at Europe's food watchdog have upped their assessment of
the risk of finding mad cow disease in the United States, Canada
and Norway following an extensive study of data collected between
The complex issue of carbohydrate labelling fired up by the
low-carb trend will move up a gear next month when the FDA is
expected to release proposed rules on how information about
carbohydrates should appear on the nutrition facts...
Consumer trust in ingredient labels moved up a gear in the US
yesterday as President George W. Bush signed off new rules on food
allergens that will mean tighter labelling requirements for all
food makers operating in the US market,...
Food makers operating in Europe shortly face new labelling rules
for food allergens on food labels, and as the US cleared its own
new rules yesterday, manufacturers present in the US market will
see parallel changes.
US Agro-food giant Cargill has confirmed that a $24 million
class-action lawsuit accusing the US food giant of price-fixing
will be settled following federal court approval. The end is now in
sight for a law suit that dates back nine...
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...
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...
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...
Public health and safety company NSF International (NSF) has
announced a new alliance with the STAR-K Kosher Certification
organisation. The purpose is to meet the growing kosher food
certification demands of consumers and businesses...
Tough new rules on food imports into the US came into force today,
but with thousands of foreign and domestic companies yet to
register with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the
policy-makers have given some breathing space.