Natural colours present major technical challenges

‘No way back’ from natural colour trend, says Nestlé scientist

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The trend toward natural colours for foods, drinks and sweets is here to stay – but raises huge technical challenges, according to Steve Tolliday, principal product technologist at Nestlé’s Product and Technology Centre in York, UK.

Gold Plum candy from Taiwan contained 100 times more lead than permitted levels

Lead tainted candy sparks US Health watchdog to take legal action

By Oliver Nieburg

The Center for Environmental Health (CEH) has initiated legal proceedings against eight Californian retailers after fourteen varieties of Asian candies were found to contain dangerous levels of lead, which could be harmful to children.

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