When it comes to food, there is limited regulation, control or intervention unless there is a problem or failure in the supply chain.
There is a wide variety of potentially detrimental compounds and quality issues that must be supported by comprehensive analysis programs for food safety.
Most recorded foodborne outbreaks are caused by raw and unprocessed or minimally processed foods.
FDA lists new color additives that have been shown to be safe for their intended uses in the Code of Federal Regulations, conducts certification programs and monitors product labeling.
Can new antimicrobial ingredients really make a difference in the safety of refrigerated foods?
A quality botanical ingredient is one that uses the correct plant species and plant part, is unadulterated and safe for human consumption.
FDA encourages the industry to thoroughly review its GRAS notification submission procedures before sending a notification to the agency.