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Mar 04, 2008 | 10:00 PM CST
Regular launches planned, USP to work with food companies for adherence
Mar 04, 2008 | 02:48 PM CST
Essential Oils, Volume 8: 2005–2007 contains a cumulative record of information and data on the composition and origin of commercially important essential oils
Mar 04, 2008 | 01:34 PM CST
The Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food was asked by the European Commission to evaluate 58 flavoring substances in order to establish a list of authorized flavoring substances under regulation 1999/217/EC.
Feb 26, 2008 | 10:50 AM CST
David Pulham, director of compliance for Siegfried USA (Pennsville, NJ), is testifying before the House Committee on Homeland Security today regarding new proposed chemical site security regulations.
Feb 22, 2008 | 11:39 AM CST
The European Chemicals Agency has released four guidance documents on REACH.
Feb 20, 2008 | 03:44 PM CST
By: Gerard Mosciano
Odor and taste characteristics and possible applications of Nutmeg Absolute-NA-1021 (Robertet), Vanilla Extract 10 fold (Virginia Dare) and more.
Feb 20, 2008 | 03:33 PM CST
By: Brian M. Lawrence
Lawrence discusses the composition of lemon verbena oil from Protugal, New Zealand, Italy, Morocco and Corsica. Additionally, he covers the composition of wild thyme oil from Iran, Italy, Croatia and Lithuania.
Feb 20, 2008 | 03:21 PM CST
By: Felix Buccellato, Custom Essence Inc.
The misconceptions and popularity surrounding vanilla. In 2002, a pair of astronomers from Johns Hopkins University believed that they had discovered that, after averaging the colors from 200,000 galaxies, taken as a whole the universe is green. However, three months later, the researchers decided that in fact the universe is “actually a very pale beige, almost vanilla white.
Feb 20, 2008 | 03:10 PM CST
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
A decade into worldwide standardization, is fair trade ready to be the next organic? “Virtually all vanilla in the world is in fact grown by small independent farmers in underdeveloped countries,” says Rick Brownell, Vice President of Vanilla Products for Virginia Dare Extract Co., explaining why the commodity is ideal for fair trade status. Vanilla is not produced on mass plantations by multinational corporations, nor is it possible to grow the plant in economically advantaged regions such as the United States, Europe or Japan.
Feb 20, 2008 | 10:41 AM CST
By: G.R. Boucard and Robert W. Serth
Natural essential oils are still believed by many to be of strategic importance to the flavor and fragrance industry. Despite continuing efforts and sophistication in aroma chemical manufacturing, essential oils remain absolutely necessary for fragrances, from the most sophisticated to most cosmetic, and even many household products.