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The FDA says concerns on black licorice overdosing relate to the compound glycyrrhizin. Photo: ©GettyImages/lpm12

FDA issues black licorice ‘overdose’ warning before Halloween

By Douglas Yu

Eating two ounces of black licorice a day for at least two weeks could land a person older than 40 years old in the hospital with an irregular heart rhythm, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned the day before Halloween this year.

Ashland to debut FDA approved coating for packaging

Ashland to debut FDA approved coating for packaging

By Jenny Eagle

Ashland will debut its Purekote 23589 coating that can be used safely in food packaging applications regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at Dscoop, Texas, (April 14-16).

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Slow-to-evolve FDA regulations could holdback 3D printing of food

By Elizabeth Crawford

Investing in 3D printing could open new markets and generate huge cost savings for food manufacturers and retailers, but first companies must overcome potential regulatory and legal hurdles, many of which are not yet identified, warn food and drug lawyers...

FDA finds some dark chocolate includes undeclared milk

FDA finds some dark chocolate includes undeclared milk

By Elizabeth Crawford

A new study revealing that a significant portion of dark chocolate products sold in the U.S. may contain undeclared milk could shake some consumers’ confidence in the industry in the week leading up to Valentine’s Day – one of the category’s most significant...