If companies are left to fend for themselves, then what exactly are industry leaders doing to become federally compliant and meet food safety guidelines?
While clean labels may be associated with natural, organic and nongenetically modified organism claims, the term does not necessarily equate to natural or organic.
Should GMO use in the rapidly expanding mass market food industry be restricted or allowed?
Since the regulation of genetically modified organisms in food was first established in the early 1990s in major regions of the world, countries have gone through an evolution of their own rules over the years.
The regulation of genetically modified organisms in food has gone through an evolution of its own over the years.
Food manufacturers are working to increase the sustainability of their global footprint while at the same time making their products better and safer from farm to plate.
Will salt lose its GRAS status? Only time and a lawsuit outcome will tell.
Regardless of the size of any food manufacturer, there will be a need to source, approve and maintain ingredient suppliers.
Many of the operators that want to get into producing foods incorporating marijuana are not experienced food processors.
What would a voluntary non-GMO labeling system mean for your company? The status of such legislation is discussed.
The primary goal of a food allergen program is to make food products safer for everyone, not just people with food allergies.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published two new guidance documents on ingredients in liquid dietary supplements and traditional beverages that could affect the way you do business.
Most often, allergies and intolerance are not life threatening, but avoidance of certain foods is the only way to prevent adverse response.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken the first step in a process that will likely ban the use of trans fats in most if not all processed foods. What are the food safety implications?
Companies delivering high-quality nutritional beverage products to consumers face many obstacles that can be overcome using standardized processes and practices.
Increased media coverage of food hazards has raised awareness of these hazards and increased vigilance in food-handling practices in the home.
Consumer awareness of all the issues, both pro and con regarding genetically modified organisms and their applications is often lacking.
FDA encourages the industry to thoroughly review its GRAS notification submission procedures before sending a notification to the agency.
It is critical for suppliers and manufacturers to reshape, reinvent and reimagine their approach to ensuring the safety of food ingredients.
A key area of focus for the food industry today is functional beverages—the fastest-growing sector of the functional food market.