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Feb 28, 2014 | 03:08 PM CST
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing a redesign of the label to "better inform food choices" due to the rise in obesity and heart disease rates.
Feb 07, 2014 | 10:10 AM CST
In the notices of intent, the OEHHA said pulegone, a natural constituent of various plants, and β-Myrcene, used in flavor and fragrance, meet the requirements for listing as known to the state to cause cancer for purposes of Proposition 65 under the Labor Code listing mechanism.
Feb 03, 2014 | 01:04 PM CST
A number of flavorings have been removed from the European Union's list of approved flavoring substances due to low volume and/or a need for additional data.
Jan 21, 2014 | 12:52 PM CST
General Mills has filed a patent for dough formulations that use less sodium and more health-oriented fats.
Jan 02, 2014 | 05:02 PM CST
Senomyx has been assigned a U.S. patent 8,609,173 for "compositions comprising sweetness enhancers and methods of making them."
Dec 09, 2013 | 12:37 PM CST
The EFSA concluded the cytotoxicity assay and the cellular system used by the authors have shortcomings that did not allow the extrapolation of the data to be used in the safe assessment of diacetyl as a flavoring agent in food.
Nov 07, 2013 | 04:12 PM CST
The agency has opened a 60-day comment period on this preliminary determination to collect additional data and to gain input on the time potentially needed for food manufacturers to reformulate.
Aug 02, 2013 | 05:04 PM CDT
Effective Aug. 1, President Barack Obama has issued an executive order for improving chemical facility safety and security; a pilot program involving the EPA, Department of Labor, Department of Homeland Security, and any other appropriate agency will validate best practices.
Aug 01, 2013 | 09:44 AM CDT
The FDA is funding three menthol-related studies including one that examines how genetic differences in taste perceptions explain why certain racial and ethnic populations are more likely to use menthol cigarettes.
Jul 15, 2013 | 03:45 PM CDT
The NPA board of directors has endorsed the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act that would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to label foods containing genetically modified ingredients.