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Mar 11, 2008 | 03:52 PM CDT

Chemical Plants Face Stricter Regulations

On Thursday, March 6, 2008, the House Committee on Homeland Security approved draft legislation that would extend and modify federal authority to regulate the security of U.S. chemical plants—a measure that, among other things, would require chemical plants to consider the use of "inherently safer technology (IST)."

Mar 06, 2008 | 04:24 PM CST

GHS Framework

More than 350 officials from 16 countries met in France recently to start laying the groundwork for the ratification of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS), which was adopted in mid-2007.

Mar 04, 2008 | 10:00 PM CST

Publication of Sixth Food Chemicals Codex

Regular launches planned, USP to work with food companies for adherence

Mar 04, 2008 | 01:34 PM CST

A Closer Look at Flavor Intake Data Needed

The Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food was asked by the European Commission to evaluate 58 flavoring substances in order to establish a list of authorized flavoring substances under regulation 1999/217/EC.

Feb 26, 2008 | 10:50 AM CST

Testimony on Chem Site Security

David Pulham, director of compliance for Siegfried USA (Pennsville, NJ), is testifying before the House Committee on Homeland Security today regarding new proposed chemical site security regulations.

Feb 22, 2008 | 11:39 AM CST

REACH Guidance Docs

The European Chemicals Agency has released four guidance documents on REACH.

Feb 19, 2008 | 06:27 PM CST

California Green Chemistry Initiative

Implications for the F&F industry

Feb 06, 2008 | 08:10 AM CST

TTB Response to P&Fnow Vanilla Comments

The conversation on TTB's view of natural vanilla continues

Feb 01, 2008 | 04:57 PM CST

EFSA Requests More Info from Industry

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Panel on additives, flavorings, processing aids and materials in contact with food (AFC) is working on a systematic evaluation of the safety of flavoring substances currently in use in the European Union.

Jan 29, 2008 | 02:20 PM CST

FEMA Supports Elimination of Distilled Spirits Drawback Fee for Flavor Manufacturers

FEMA is supporting a pair of proposed bills in the US Congress that would eliminate taxes on alcohol used as a flavor solvent (flavors being considered "non-beverage" products) in US foreign trade zones.