Would a professional athlete drink this? The founders of NOOMA – one of a new wave of sports drinks boasting cleaner labels and less sugar – can reliably answer in the affirmative, as both Jarred and Brandon Smith played hockey for a living, and formulated...
Nestlé USA is the latest in a series of food companies to be targeted by New York-based law firm Lee Litigation Group over its use of the label claim ‘no preservatives’ on products containing citric acid.
Citing increased consumer and retailer demand for transparency, Cargill rolled out labels on all consumer and bulk ground beef products containing finely textured beef (FTB) starting Jan. 20, 2014. The label “Contains Finely Textured Beef” is printed...
A decision by a judge to throw out a class action lawsuit alleging that AriZona Iced Teas are not ‘natural’ because they contain high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and citric acid, should give hope to scores of firms facing similar legal challenges, say...
General Mills has taken a ‘step in the right direction’ as it agrees to improve its Fruit Roll-Up labeling in light of a class action lawsuit, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has said.
A California judge has partially certified a class action lawsuit over ‘natural' claims made on AriZona Iced Teas - which contain high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and citric acid - but suggested the plaintiffs appear to be motivated primarily by the...
The National Consumers League (NCL) has urged the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to come down hard on some lemon juice producers for alleged ‘adulteration and misbranding’ of ‘100%’ lemon juice diluted with water.
The prospect of antidumping measures for citric acid looms in the US after an investigation found Chinese companies selling products below market value. But one industry player says the duties would have a limited impact.
Jungbunzlauer has announced price increases affecting citric acid,
sodium citrate, gluconates and xanthan gum as it offsets its own
costs, an adjustment seen as aiding economic stability in the
Gadot is taking its first ever step outside Israel with a joint
venture to build a new citric acid plant in China - a project that
it expects to yield significant cost advantages thanks to the
fermentation technology of partner Jiangsu...
The US government has initiated antidumping duty investigations on
imports of lemon juice from Argentina and Mexico, in response to an
industry petition that claims these imports are harmful to the
domestic lemon juice production.
The European Court of First Instance confirmed this week that
Jungbunzlauer (JBL) and Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
engaged in an illegal citric acid price fixing cartel, and has as a
result upheld the original fines imposed.
The world's major citric acid producers have warned that unless
reasonable price increases can be successfully implemented this
year, the market will face further consolidation and potential
Gadot Biochemical Industries is on the lookout for new ingredients
in the health food sector, and has entered into a strategic
alliance with UTEK Corporation to identify and evaluate emerging
technologies from research institutes...
Energy costs and supply issues have contributed to price hikes for
popular beverage ingredient citric acid, with manufacturer Cargill
announcing a price increase for its citric acid and citrate
Energy costs and European supply issues herald price increases for
the popular beverage ingredient citric acid, with major
manufacturer Jungbunzlauer announcing a price hike for citric acid
and trisodium citrate.
Pricing pressure on the global market for citric acid has forced
DSM of the Netherlands to lay off staff at its Citrique Belge unit.
And there's no sign of a recovery in the market, says an
independent ingredients consultant,reports...