The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has reassessed exposure to curcumin and found consumption is lower than previously thought – although some children consume close to the acceptable daily intake (ADI).
Resmi International has recalled Manjilas Tapioca Chips Spicy in Australia due to high levels of hydrocyanic acid.
Australasia’s food regulator has released a consultation paper on the back of calls by an Australian food industry body for the start date for new dietary fibre content claims to...
EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) has delivered positive opinions for two non-digestible carbohydrate ingredients based on their ability to improve blood glucose response.
EFSA has agreed ‘high-fiber sourdough rye bread’ may significantly reduce post-prandial glycaemic and insulin response compared to glucose, but refused a health claim from Fazer in Finland because all foods...
Japan’s innovative but restricted €25bn functional foods and food supplements sector is about to be handed a set of game-changing marketing keys by the government, industry players told us at...
The food industry should provide facts if it expects EU decision makers to consider dismantling the controversial novel foods regulation it has long-argued discourages innovation, a UK member of the...
Nestlé Canada is recalling one flavour of Stouffer's Bistro Panini because it contains mustard which is not declared on the label.
Leavening agent sodium acid pyrophosphate (SAPP) doesn’t belong in products making ‘all-natural’ claims, even if they are USDA certified organic, the FDA has told a Massachusetts-based baker.
The importance placed on environmental monitoring has changed over the last decade, according to AIB International, an association which provides food safety inspections, audits and certifications.
Origin labeling for single ingredients would be a logistical nightmare for snack makers serving no value to consumers, says the European Snacks Association (ESA).
The UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has begun testing for the presence of soy in wheat flour mills across the country.
Kellogg Russia has filed a complaint in a regional court against the Federal Tax Service’s decision to collect millions in tax arrears.
Australian retail major Coles has been banned from making ‘freshly baked’ bread claims on its par-baked products in store following a lengthy court case with the Australian Competition and Consumer...
Newform Holdings Pty has been fined AUS$9,000 after an employee’s arm was broken when it was trapped in a dough mixer.
Less than 10% of UK adults say they monitor salt intake ‘strictly’, with almost half revealing they do not monitor salt intake at all, according to new data.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has introduced an ‘e-service’ to speed applications for health claims and food and feed additives.
B&G Foods is the latest firm to be hit with a class action lawsuit accusing it of misleading shoppers by labeling products containing ingredients that are “highly processed” or/and derived...
A review of the Food and Health Dialogue, the Australian Government’s flagship initiative to improve the healthiness of the country’s food supply, has showed mixed results in efforts to reduce...
Campbell Soup-owned Plum Organics has halted production of its kids’ rice milk snack line Little Crèmes after issuing a recall over choking hazards.
A Taiwanese food company has been handed a severe fine for selling lard made from cooking oil that had been recycled from kitchen waste and grease from leather processing plants.
Lithuanian politician Vytenis Andriukaitis will be the next commissioner for health and food safety, according to an official announcement today which saw several structure changes to the cabinet.
Plum Organics has issued a US-wide voluntary recall on its Little Crèmes rice milk snacks due to a potential choking hazard, it says.
Kellogg's Special K Multigrain porridge ad claiming fat level supremacy in the market has been banned after 15 complaints, including one from PepsiCo.
Danish firm ZPD has won EU food approval for its chondroitin sulfate – a process that has been riddled by misapprehension and prejudice, the company says.