The European Food Safety Authority's review of additive safety
could have a bigger effect on the ingredients industry than the
ejection of certain colours and flavours with a suspect safety
record. It could give the natural ingredients...
The publication of a new animal study on aspartame last month has -
as expected -sparked yet another bout of head butting from the two
opposing sides of the debate. But it also highlights a bigger
issue: one of transparency.
In a world where getting your name out there is called branding,
and branding in turn equals better market share, some companies
will go to great lengths to draw attention to their name. With
information sources driven by open-access...
Masterfoods' U-turn over its plan to reformulate its famous
confectionery brands using animal-derived whey sets a precedent
that will prevent any other food manufacturer from flying in the
face of the global trend towards the...
At a time when so many resources are being pumped into improving
consumer health through food, it is pitifully ironic that more and
more people are getting sick or dying from what they eat because of
The dietary supplement industry needs an independent testing
program that is recognizable to consumers in order to enhance the
credibility of its products as well as encourage solid science and
News that a variety of GM corn produced signs of liver and kidney
toxicity in rats should be a wake-up call for better testing and
more transparency from biotechs, if GMOs are to be accepted by
increasingly sceptical consumers.