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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
Dec 07, 2007 | 02:44 PM CST
According to media reports (including a bulletin from the Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association), import authorities at the Chinese port of Zhuhai blocked a shipment of barbecue-flavored Pringles in July due to the presence of potassium bromate, which is legal within specified amounts in the United States, but prohibited in China (and elsewhere).
Dec 06, 2007 | 11:24 AM CST
The European Federation of Essential Oils (EFEO) has released its latest Circular Letter (22), providing updates on REACH and declarations of allergens in food products.
Dec 06, 2007 | 11:11 AM CST
General Mills, Inc. filed a food additive petition with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting that the food additive regulations be amended to provide for the safe use of ultraviolet radiation for the reduction of pathogens and other microorganisms in aqueous sugar solutions and potable water intended for use in food production.
Dec 06, 2007 | 11:02 AM CST
As a part of the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) draft guidance document for the safety assessment of botanicals, due later this month, a list of botanicals that should be banned from use in food products will be produced.
Dec 04, 2007 | 03:03 PM CST
By: Gerard Mosciano
Odor and taste characteristics and possible applications of Honey Distillate 4329001 (IFF), Black Tea Concentrated Essence 10 X (Haldin) and more.
Dec 04, 2007 | 11:45 AM CST
By: Brian M. Lawrence
Lawrence discusses the composition of rosemary oil and extract (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) from India, Italy, Algeria, Sardinia, Germany, Tunisia and Morocco.
Dec 04, 2007 | 11:30 AM CST
By: George S. Clark (Cameron & Stuart, Inc.)
History, world consumption, synthetics, byproducts, substitutes and derivatives. l-Menthol can be described as unique in the aroma chemical world for the cooling sensation it imparts to the skin and mucous membranes. This cooling effect is far greater than that which could be explained by the cooling induced by the evaporation of a solvent off the skin, such as experienced with ethanol or hexane.
Dec 04, 2007 | 11:14 AM CST
By: Shane McDonald
How to combine low notes, middle notes and top notes for a successful flavor composition. Years ago, I listened to music on a cheap transistor radio. Through its tiny speaker I could hear the basic melody and words to my favorite songs.
Dec 03, 2007 | 02:18 PM CST
The Portuguese Presidency of the European Union has warned that legislation harmonizing EU chemical classification and labeling rules with United Nations standards must be adopted during the first half of 2008 or risk jeopardizing the implementation of REACH.