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Sep 14, 2015 | 11:25 AM CDT

Technical and Sensory Impacts of Clean Labels

The most important trend driving new product development in foods and beverages will impact the flavor industry.

Aug 24, 2015 | 01:18 PM CDT

Comment Period on Furfuryl Alcohol Prop 65 Listing Extended

FEMA says the Notice of Intent to List does not describe furfuryl alcohol as a flavor ingredient. #furfurylalcoholprop65

Aug 21, 2015 | 11:53 AM CDT

FEMA GRAS 27 List Adds New Materials, Nixes Quinoline and More

FEMA has released its GRAS 27 flavoring list, which includes newly GRAS'd materials and changes to several GRAS statuses.

Aug 19, 2015 | 10:14 AM CDT

FDA Warning Reminder: Whole Stevia Leaf Not GRAS Approved

There is no food additive regulation that authorizes the use of Stevia leaf, the FDA says in a warning letter.

Aug 07, 2015 | 02:25 PM CDT

IOFI Dissents EFSA Opinion on Perilla Aldehyde's Genotoxity

After the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) issued an opinion citing citrusy flavor Perilla aldehyde as a genotoxic concern, The International Organization of the Flavor Industry (IOFI) said it "respectfully disagrees."

Aug 05, 2015 | 02:18 PM CDT

FDA Proposes Placing DV Percentage of Added Sugars on Labels

The FDA's most recent Nutrition Facts label proposal caps the suggested daily value of added sugars at 10%.

Jul 24, 2015 | 11:19 AM CDT

EFSA: Citrus Flavor Perilla Aldehyde is Unsafe, Genotoxic

Perilla aldehyde, a flavor used in baked goods and more that has woody, spicy, citrus taste characteristics, has been shown to be genotoxic in a new study on animals [includes video] according to EFSA.

Jul 23, 2015 | 02:50 PM CDT

House Says No to State GMO Labeling Patchwork; Yes to National Standard

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, which prevents a patchwork of conflicting state or local GMO labeling laws [update includes comments from FEMA, GMA].