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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.

Sep 07, 2007 | 04:25 PM CDT

FEMA GRAS 23 Added to FFM

The latest GRAS 23 list, released by the Flavor Extract Manufacturer's Association, has just been added to Allured's Flavor and Fragrance Materials (FFM) online.

Sep 05, 2007 | 01:07 PM CDT

The Future of Diacetyl

Safety concerns over the use of diacetyl (FEMA# 2370, CAS# 431-03-8) in butter flavorings for microwave popcorn products have been a major topic in the flavor industry over the last six years, but this week the controversy moved into high gear

Sep 05, 2007 | 11:06 AM CDT

Comment: Protecting Formulas

A forthcoming article in the October issue of Perfumer & Flavorist magazine, “Protecting Formulas,” describes the importance of intellectual property (IP) and what steps can be taken to defend it from inappropriate disclosure

Aug 02, 2007 | 02:06 PM CDT

FDA to Regulate Tobacco Products?

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee recently reported a bill to the full Senate, S. 625, which would for the first time give the Food and Drug Administration the authority to regulate tobacco products.

Aug 01, 2007 | 04:12 PM CDT

New Canadian Organic Label

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has launched its new organic logo, which will be featured on products certified as at least 95 percent organic.