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Food Safety and Cannabis Edibles
Food Safety and Cannabis Edibles

Inaccuracies in labeling and inconsistencies in formulation abound in marijuana-infused edibles. Is federal regulatory oversight needed?

Nanoencapsulated Food Additives: Making a Big Difference
Nanoencapsulated Food Additives: Making a Big Difference

Manipulating food additives at the nanometer level can affect the bioavailability and nutritional value of food.

 

Handling Food Safety Risks in a Retail Bakery
Handling Food Safety Risks  in a Retail Bakery

Knowing the specific food safety needs of each product and ensuring each step is traceable are key to an effective retail bakery food safety program.

Have Your Natural Ingredients Been Adulterated?
Have Your Natural Ingredients Been Adulterated?

The intent of adulteration is rarely to cause harm to health, since this would defeat the purpose of slipping a cheaper ingredient under the radar.

Pet Food and Treat Safety: It’s Time for Facts, Not Fearmongering
Pet Food and Treat Safety: It’s Time for Facts, Not Fearmongering

As the voice of the U.S. pet food and treat industry, the Pet Food Institute (PFI) is talking about the manufacturing process, the regulatory environment and the companies that feed America’s dogs and cats. It’s important and our responsibility to provide those facts.

FDA’s Regulation of Color Additives
FDA’s Regulation of  Color Additives

This article explains how color additives are regulated in the United States, how their safety is evaluated and how compliance with laws and regulations is ensured.

Nanotechnology in the Food Industry: A Short Review
Nanotechnology in the Food Industry: A Short Review

The benefits of nanotechnology for the food industry are many and are expected to grow with time.

Cane Juice Litigation Shows No Signs of Evaporating
Cane Juice Litigation Shows No Signs of Evaporating

New guidance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration leads to increased litigation about “evaporated cane juice.”

How Leaders in the Cannabis Industry Are Implementing High Standards for Food Safety in an Unregulated Environment
How Leaders in the Cannabis Industry Are  Implementing High Standards  for Food Safety in an Unregulated Environment

If companies are left to fend for themselves, then what exactly are industry leaders doing to become federally compliant and meet food safety guidelines?

Consumers Turn an Eye to Clean Labels
Consumers Turn an Eye to Clean Labels

While clean labels may be associated with natural, organic and nongenetically modified organism claims, the term does not necessarily equate to natural or organic.

GMOs or GM-“NO”s?
GMOs or GM-“NO”s?

Should GMO use in the rapidly expanding mass market food industry be restricted or allowed?

International Regulations on Genetically Modified Organisms: U.S., Europe, China and Japan
International Regulations on Genetically Modified Organisms: U.S., Europe, China and Japan

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.

International Regulations on Genetically Modified Organisms in Food
International Regulations on Genetically Modified Organisms in Food

The regulation of genetically modified organisms in food has gone through an evolution of its own over the years.

Safety Is a Cornerstone of Ingredient Sustainability
Safety Is a Cornerstone of Ingredient Sustainability

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.

FDA and Salt in the American Diet: An Ongoing Saga
FDA and Salt in the American Diet: An Ongoing Saga

Will salt lose its GRAS status? Only time and a lawsuit outcome will tell.

Supplier Certification: A Matter of Risk Assessment and Resources
Supplier Certification: A Matter of Risk Assessment and Resources

Regardless of the size of any food manufacturer, there will be a need to source, approve and maintain ingredient suppliers.

The Cannabis Conundrum: Is Grass GRAS?
The Cannabis Conundrum: Is Grass GRAS?

Many of the operators that want to get into producing foods incorporating marijuana are not experienced food processors.

House Passes GMO Labeling Bill
House Passes GMO Labeling Bill

What would a voluntary non-GMO labeling system mean for your company? The status of such legislation is discussed.

Food Companies & Food Allergies: Unite!
Food Companies & Food Allergies: Unite!

The primary goal of a food allergen program is to make food products safer for everyone, not just people with food allergies.

What’s in This Stuff? FDA’s Recent Guidance on Dietary Supplements and Novel Ingredients
What’s in This Stuff? FDA’s Recent Guidance on Dietary Supplements and Novel Ingredients

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.

 

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