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Oct 30, 2007 | 07:06 PM CDT

New EU Flavoring Legislation Seems Open for Interpretation

While flavorings in the European Union currently fall under directive 88/388, established in 1988, this is set to change in 2008 with the adoption of FIAP (Food Improvement Agent Package)

Oct 30, 2007 | 04:01 PM CDT

Toxicogenomics: the Future of Toxicology?

Though it can still be considered an emerging analytical method, the concept of toxicogenomics as the future of toxicology was recently raised at the 38th Annual Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association Fall Symposium.

Oct 30, 2007 | 03:43 PM CDT

Supply Chain Integrity: Who Will Pay?

The United States has long enjoyed a reputation for a safe foodway. However, recent scares—particularly Chinese melamine contamination—have highlighted the complications of an ever-lengthening global supply chain.

Oct 30, 2007 | 09:05 AM CDT

REACH Exemption Details

Details for determining which chemicals are exempt from REACH are now available from the European Commission...

Oct 29, 2007 | 02:18 PM CDT

Japan OKs Butyraldehyde for Food

Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has designated butyraldehyde as legal for use in flavors in Japan.

Oct 29, 2007 | 10:24 AM CDT

Diacetyl FFIDS Update

The flavor or fragrance ingredient data sheet (FFIDS) for diacetyl has been updated, including updates to the human health section as well as added Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidance.

Oct 24, 2007 | 12:40 PM CDT

Diacetyl in the News Again

The Associated Press (AP) has posted a story on diacetyl issues in California titled “California struggles with its own diacetyl problem.”

Oct 18, 2007 | 11:14 AM CDT

USDA Amends National List

The US Department of Agriculture has released its latest amendment to its National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances, which reflects the National Organic Standards Board’s recommendations from November 17, 2005, through October 19, 2006.

Oct 12, 2007 | 03:37 PM CDT

Diacetyl: an Update

Last month, companies were scrambling to respond to sudden widespread public interest in diacetyl following the first reported case of popcorn lung in a consumer

Sep 10, 2007 | 10:53 AM CDT

OSHA and NJDOH surveys

The Flavor Extract Manufacturers Association (FEMA) has announced that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is resuming its national survey of flavor manufacturers.