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The EU and US could be seeing more launches of products containing a synthetic antioxidant found naturally in mushrooms. ©iStock/Olha_Afanasieva

Novel fungi antioxidant l-ergothioneine is safe: EFSA

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has said l-ergothioneine is safe for use in food and supplements in a novel food evaluation that settles EU member state fears it may increase the risk of diabetes mellitus and inflammatory diseases like Crohn's...

‘There’s a big & growing interest in personalized nutrition’: Expert

Highlights from the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute's 2016 Thought Leaders Consortium

‘There’s a big & growing interest in personalized nutrition’: Expert

By Stephen Daniells

Interest in personalized nutrition and how it pertains to wellness is growing, and companies are springing up that are focused on tailoring food to individual measurements, says Dr Nathan Price from the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB).

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PLMA quizzes 1,839 Millennials aged 20-29 on food and shopping habits

12 things you need to know about the eating and shopping habits of Millennials

By Elaine Watson

How do Millennials think about food, cooking, shopping and eating out? To find out, the Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) commissioned Surveylab to conduct a nationwide online survey of 1,839 Americans (931 women, 908 men) aged between 20...

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Self-affirmed GRAS omitted from new NDI draft guidance

By Stephen Daniells

The devil is in the detail, and one detail easily missed in the new draft guidance for new dietary ingredient notifications is that self-affirmed GRAS is no longer mentioned as an ‘alternative’ to an NDI notification.

Food Vision USA 2016: Innovation, market success, and the future of nutrition

Exclusive discount on registration for the leadership forum for the US food and nutrition industries

Food Vision USA 2016: Innovation, market success, and the future of nutrition

By Stephen Daniells

The second Food Vision USA event is 5 months away and we’re offering readers of FoodNavigator-USA and NutraIngredients-USA an exclusive 30% discount for early bird registration.

'Natural' must be distinct from 'organic,' say industry trade associations

What is natural? Over to you, FDA...

By Elaine Watson

The comment period for the FDA’s probe into ‘natural’ claims has closed, leaving the agency with the unenviable task of sifting through a mammoth pile of submissions from thousands of stakeholders weighing in on the most contentious word in food marketing....

Be part of a special US delegation heading to Singapore. The city is the venue for the first ever Food Vision Asia. (© iStock.com/anek_S)

Food Vision Asia: Be part of a unique US delegation

Are you looking to explore the Asian market for new business opportunities? Food Vision Asia is looking for individuals who are interested in forming a delegation to represent US trade interests, and form new commercial relationships within Asia’s food...

Vermont AG's safe harbor clause in GMO labeling enforcement

'Our enforcement priorities will focus on willful violations of the labeling law'

Vermont AG offers 6-month safe harbor on GMO labeling enforcement

By Elaine Watson

In a memorandum on the new GMO labeling law coming into force in Vermont in July, attorney general William H. Sorrell says enforcement action will “focus on willful violations of the labeling law” and that there will be a six-month safe harbor period...

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