US specialty chemical firm Lubrizol Advanced Materials has filed a
petition to the FDA proposing that food additive regulations be
amended to provide for the safe use of cassia gum as a stabilizer
in frozen dairy desserts.
Cutting out the junk will be a major for manufacturers in 2008 said
Mintel in its prediction of trends to shape food for the next 12
months, as consumers buy into natural and environmentally-friendly
Proposals on the suggested amounts of artificial colourings in food
supplements are being drawn up for Codex because the current limits
are too low, according to the International Alliance for
Dietary/Food Supplement Associations...
European ingredients firm Danisco is introducing a new range of
lactitol-based sweeteners for bakery products in the Brazilian
market - a strategic decision that indicates an on-going commitment
to milk-derived lactitol.
News briefs: A UK survey finds low
level of salmonella contamination in eggs used in
restaurants, pubs and cafeterias; processors meet with the UK
regulator, citing evidence showing that they have taken great
strides in producing...
The European Food Standards Authority has confirmed that it will be
considering the FSA-funded study on certain food additives and
children's behaviour as part of its current review of additive
Concern stirred by publication of the Southampton study on food
additives and children's behaviour has ricocheted to the highest
echelons of British politics, with Prime Minister Gordon Brown
reportedly expressing his worry on...