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Dec 21, 2007 | 04:08 PM CST
Canadian Prime Minister Stephan Harper has announced proposed new measures for toughening the federal governments food, health and consumer product regulations
Dec 21, 2007 | 01:51 PM CST
Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin Steffen Arctander has been reprinted is now available for purchase
Dec 20, 2007 | 03:05 PM CST
By: Gerard Mosciano
Mosciano visits Riba Fairfield—a Company in Transition. Recently, I took a trip through the corn-covered flat lands of central Illinois to visit the town of Decatur, which is the home of a flavor ingredient manufacturer in transition—Riba Fairfield, Inc. Founded in 1991, Riba Fairfield is located in an industrial park that it shares with Caterpillar and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).
Dec 20, 2007 | 03:01 PM CST
By: Brian M. Lawrence
Lawrence discusses the composition of Nigella sativa oil from Egypt, France, Algeria, Bulgaria, Morocco, Syria, Jordan, Iran and Ethiopia. Additionally, he covers the composition of coriander seed oil (Coriandrum sativum L.) from Germany, China, Algeria, Turkey and India. Finally, Lawrence explores the composition of cilantro oil from India, Canada and Fiji.
Dec 18, 2007 | 12:00 PM CST
European Union member states and the European Commission will meet December 19–20, 2007 to discuss draft guidelines for preparing chemical safety reports required under REACH.
Dec 18, 2007 | 11:17 AM CST
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published guidance to aid operators of food importing establishments, storage warehouses and filers.
Dec 14, 2007 | 10:30 AM CST
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) of the People’s Republic of China to enhance the safety of food and feed imported into the United States from China.
Dec 12, 2007 | 10:22 AM CST
In July, according to a number of media reports, import authorities at the Chinese port of Zhuhai blocked a shipment of barbecue-flavored Pringles due to the presence of potassium bromate, which is legal within specified amounts in the United States, but prohibited in China (and elsewhere)
Dec 12, 2007 | 09:38 AM CST
An urgent report just issued by the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Subcommittee on Science and Technology titled "FDA Science and Mission at Risk" identifies a number of shortfalls among the group's resources, resulting in "a food supply that grows riskier each year"
Dec 11, 2007 | 04:18 PM CST
According to a recently released Business Insights report—“Growth Opportunities in Confectionery”—sweets that possess a functional or healthy ingredient will appeal to an increasing number of consumers in the future