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Sep 18, 2006 | 05:25 PM CDT
Scientists at the Monell Chemical Senses Center (Philadelphia) have reported that bitter taste perception of vegetables is influenced by an interaction between variants of taste genes and the presence of naturally-occurring toxins in the vegetable.
Sep 14, 2006 | 03:43 PM CDT
In recent weeks, a new petition was filed requesting immediate action to protect factory workers from diacetyl, a commonly used synthetic butter flavoring tied to a rare lung disease—bronchiolitis obliterans.
Jun 06, 2006 | 04:34 PM CDT
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has appointed 191 scientists to its scientific committee in order to reinforce its impartiality and independence.
May 08, 2006 | 05:08 PM CDT
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded its regulatory review of aspartame and has found that the ingredient is safe for consumption.
Apr 28, 2006 | 03:15 PM CDT
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has announced that it will release its regulatory review of aspartame on May 5.
Apr 24, 2006 | 01:13 PM CDT
The European Food Safety Authority has appointed Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle executive director, to begin July 1 for a five-year term.
Mar 13, 2006 | 11:53 AM CST
Quest International has introduced an allergen-free flavor range that mimics nut flavors without being derived from nuts.
Feb 20, 2006 | 03:09 PM CST
According to a 2005 salary survey appearing in the February issue of Food Technology magazine, the median salary of (respondent) flavorists is $80,000.
Jan 16, 2006 | 03:09 PM CST
The European scientific panel on food additives, flavorings, processing aids and materials in contact with food, which advises the EC on chemically defined flavoring substances, was recently asked to evaluate 18 flavoring substances in the flavoring group evaluation (FGE) 17.