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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.
Jul 09, 2013 | 10:26 AM CDT
With GRAS affirmation, PureCircle is prepared for immediate commercialization of Reb D.
May 23, 2013 | 09:19 AM CDT
The panel concludes 3-acetyl-2,5-dimethylthiophene, which is used to give food a burnt nutty flavor, is mutagenic both in vitro and in vivo and that using it as flavoring substance raises a safety concern.
May 17, 2013 | 10:47 AM CDT
This panel said this conclusion can be applied to 2,6-dimethyl-2,5,7-octatriene-1-ol acetate as well as four substances which have the α,β-unsaturation in an aliphatic side-chain and are methylated in the α-position of the α,β-unsaturation.
Mar 20, 2013 | 08:46 AM CDT
Ahead of a scientific meeting in Brussels, the EFSA issues a written statement saying it’s “supporting the European Commission in defining scientific criteria for endocrine disruptors."
Mar 04, 2013 | 09:19 AM CST
PureCircle has elected to formally submit its GRAS notification to the FDA for additional safety review and hopes to launch the product as early as the second half 2013.
Feb 26, 2013 | 04:26 PM CST
Panel evaluated genotoxicity of two α,β-unsaturated thiophenes from subgroup 5.2 of FGE.19 in the flavoring group evaluation 224.