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Asia Pacific: DSM seeks approval on alternative source of DHA

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions on an alternative source of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) for use in infant formula products...

Europe: EFSA approves creatine health claim

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has approved an ingredient claim filed by Creapure manufacturer AlzChem that states 'Daily creatine consumption can enhance the...

Americas: IFST updates information on stevia

The Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) has updated its Information Statement on Stevia, which covers EU regulatory changes to mid-2018. It also includes...

Europe: Campden BRI recognised for food authenticity testing

Campden BRI has been included in the general proficiency section of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs UK Centres of Excellence in...

Americas: Associations release guidelines for handling probiotic items

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), a trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, and the International Probiotics Association (IPA) have...

Americas: Be the first-mover with regulatory approvals, healthy partnerships

Algatech (Algatechnologies) has received Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) approval for its all-natural astaxanthin AstaPure to be used as a food ingredient. This approval makes...

World: AstaPure natural astaxanthin Non-GMO Project verified

Algatechnologies received from the Non-GMO Project (NGP) the Certification of Compliance, together with the NGP seal, determining that the company's AstaPure natural astaxanthin products...

Americas: Food, Packaging colors facility gets SQF food safety certification

Emerald Specialties Group's facility in Ohio, US is certified to meet Safe Quality Food (SQF) level 2, a food safety plan benchmarked by the...

Americas: 3M Food Safety holds webinars on FSMA

As the implementation deadlines for the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act or FSMA are going into effect for the food industry, 3M Food Safety...

Europe: ISO releases new food safety standard

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) releases the new edition of ISO 22000 on food safety management systems aimed at all organizations in the...
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