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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.
Apr 29, 2013 | 11:54 AM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured
West Coast Flavor Forum addresses food science’s critics and the right-to-know movement, and highlights the promise of genetic modification, biotech and other technologies.
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.