The Canadian government has said it will no longer allow functional foods and drinks to be marketed under Natural Health Products regulations, requiring manufacturers to revise labels and/or reformulate to keep products on the market.
Florida-based ATM Metabolics is in advanced negotiations with some of the biggest food and beverage brands in the US and Europe about incorporating Emulin - the insulin-mimicking active ingredient in GNC’s top-selling glucose control supplement GC7X -...
The US organic market grew 9.5% last year, breaking the $30bn barrier for the first time, and continuing to outpace sales of non-organic food, according to a new report from the Organic Trade Association (OTA).
The global market for foods developed for those with food allergies and intolerances is expected to grow to more than $26.5bn over the next five years, according to a new report from Global Industry Analysts (GIA).
Seasonings giant McCormick is working on a ’flavor print’ service with MyWebGrocer it claims will replicate Amazon’s recommendation capabilities in the world of flavor, delivering personalized recipes to consumers using McCormick ingredients.
With class action lawsuits alleging labeling violations now “filed almost daily in California”, food manufacturers are spending “hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees and settlement amounts” to resolve cases that are entirely avoidable, according...
A coalition of consumer groups has written to the FDA urging it to “act decisively” and refuse the Corn Refiners Association’s petition to allow ‘corn sugar’ as an alternative name for high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) on ingredient lists.
If the government plans to set sodium reduction targets for food categories it should take into account progress already made by ‘proactive’ firms or risk unfairly penalizing companies that have taken the initiative, Subway has warned.
Star-K Kosher Certification has begun providing triple inspections to certify plants and products as non-GMO, organic and kosher, which it says can save companies time and money on individually conducted inspections.
The popularity of gluten free foods is set to taper off within the next two or three years, claimed Dr. Elizabeth Sloan, president of Sloan Trends, at the recent Research Chefs Association conference in Texas.
US food and beverage manufacturers have not been put off making immunity claims despite the fact that they have plunged several big brands into legal hot water, according to immune health expert Biothera.
Consumer demand for less processing, fresher ingredients and more participation in food preparation is a huge challenge for the processed food industry, but there are ways that food manufacturers can respond to this demand, according to experts at the...