Bold new packaging, streamlined branding and even cleaner ingredient decks will boost the appeal of Enjoy Life’s snacks and baking mixes to its core allergy-suffering consumer-base as well as more mainstream shoppers, a company spokeswoman predicts.
An FDA-issued alert from frozen dessert brand Dream reiterating that some of its products contain traces of milk also warns other plant-based product manufacturers that they may need to go beyond legally mandated allergen warnings when it comes to dairy...
With the number of Americans with food allergies and sensitivities increasing, free-from claims have become du jour in the conventional food and beverage space, but they remain relatively rare in the supplement segment and as such offer manufacturers...
FDA should protect the estimated 300,000 to 500,000 Americans who are dangerously allergic to sesame by mandating the ingredient be labeled clearly when in foods and when products are made on the same machinery as foods with the ingredient, the Center...
Immune health chewing gum is a cheaper and more portable way to guard against the common cold than dissolvable vitamins, according to an emergency room doctor who has created his own anti-flu chewing gum.
The food industry has a responsibility to label allergenic ingredients as big and bold as they can – but also not to over-egg the slimmest of slim possibilities that a trace amount of an allergen may have slipped into a product.
The Canadian government has unveiled plans to strengthen labeling of allergens and sources of gluten, giving industry 18 months to comply, in order to better inform those with food allergies or celiac disease.
Claiming 'free from' is not a light statement to make. Lives depend
on it. As scientific progress questions the validity of such
claims, it is time to establish exact guidelines and communicate
these to people for whom ingredients...
Days after English researchers proposed an equation to make the
ultimate bacon buttie, a new study from the US has reported that
frequent consumption of cured meats like bacon may increase the
risk of developing chronic obstructive...
New research may provide insight into how to reduce the allergenic
properties of peanuts through the use of an enzyme found in certain
fruit and vegetables, findings that could lead to the development
of "hypoallergenic peanut...
While universally welcomed by food manufacturers, retailers and
consumer allergy groups alike, one aspect of the new European
directive on food allergen labelling has proved unpopular and is
now slated for amendment- the labelling...
Opportunities for the synthetic kiwi flavour market have opened up
after findings from a small study in the UK show that the kiwi
fruit appears to be a significant food allergen capable of causing
severe reactions, particularly in...
In a bid to gauge the popularity and concerns of new European rules
on food allergens the UK's food watchdog has launched a public
consultation on the regulations that will mean food labels will
have to list certain potentially...
Pregnant women with asthma who eat oily fish, such as salmon or
trout, may help protect their children against developing asthma,
according to a study presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference in
As food manufacturers and ingredients suppliers work towards tough
new rules on the labelling of food allergens, Europe's risk
assessment body concludes that current scientific evidence is
'insufficient to establish an intake...
Vitamin C may prevent symptoms associated with respiratory diseases
such as cystic fibrosis and asthma by hydrating the airways and
clearing them from potential pathogens, report scientists this
month, helping to explain some of the...
With legislators across the world currently discussing the issue of
food allergens and labelling, scientists are busy in the labs
investigating solutions to this increasing health problem. But new
research released this week could...