At the table earlier this month in Geneva ingredients and additive
experts met to discuss the safety of a host of flavouring agents
and the construction of further principles for setting the safety
levels of food additives.
Newly-formed food agency, the Food Standards Australia New Zealand
(FSANZ), is inviting public comment on a gamut of possible changes
to the Food Standards Code, including infant foods labelling,
artificial sweeteners and GM soybeans.
Campaigners in the UK have begun a further assault on the
"artificial additives", and their potential effects on child
health, writes Frost & Sullivan. What does this mean for
food additive producers? And how can they...
Enzymes, wholegrains and esters are on the agenda as newly formed
food safety agency Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)
continues to tackle the Food Standards Code with the
invitation this week for public comment on a number...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to amend the food
additive regulations regarding the pre-market notification process
for food contact substances (FCSs) established by the Food and Drug
Administration Modernisation Act...
Hong Kong has ordered more popular Japanese snacks to be pulled
from supermarket shelves after they were found to contain an
unapproved sweetener which some studies have linked to cancer and
other health problems.
In response to recent concerns raised in relation to possible
contamination of soy and oyster sauce products the Australian and
New Zealand Food Authority (ANZFA) has set a limit for
chloropropanols 3-MCPD in soy sauce products