USDA should prohibit the use of “natural” on fresh chicken with added saltwater or seaweed extract given recent research that reveals most consumers do not expect added solutions in chicken making this claim, the Truthful Labeling Coalition argues.
Microencapsulation expert Balchem Corporation has unveiled plans to acquire spray-dried ingredients specialist SensoryEffects (Performance Chemicals & Ingredients Company) in a $567m mega-deal it claims will create “one of the most comprehensive food...
New testing standards for steviol glycosides and caffeine announced by the United States Phamacopeial Convention (USP) will help the formulators of products containing those ingredients cut costs and improve efficiency, a USP official said.
Chocolate, berries, and tea could be naturally modifying your mood, according to new research that reveals certain compounds found in foods bear ‘striking’ similarity to chemicals used in mood stabilising drugs.
An innovative new technology platform could provide manufacturers and food formulators with greater control and speed when producing encapsulated ingredients such as flavours and bioactive ingredients, say its developers.
Food chemists bring new knowledge to cut costs in the steady
European popcorn market, identifying a key crystalline structure in
popcorn that appears to determine its popping quality, reports
Concerns that uncooked meats and meat products on sale in the UK
could contain high levels of the potentially harmful chemical
1,3-dichloropropanol (1,3-DCP) have proven unfounded following an
investigation by the government-funded...
Giant three-dimensional moving molecules roving before the eyes
could help scientists understand molecular behaviour in a matter of
minutes - instead of the more typical weeks using traditional
Earlier this week we reported on news on the powerful
selenium-sulphoraphane duo in preventing disease. New research in
the same domain suggests that gene silencing a specific gene could
optimise on sulphoraphane, a potent anti-cancer...