Food Safety


  • Organic Center Contests Link Between Organic Farming and Mycotoxin Contamination
    Organic Center Contests Link Between Organic Farming and Mycotoxin Contamination FOSTER, R.I.-- The Organic Center released a report challenging the association between organic farming practices and mycotoxin contamination in foods, especially grain-based products. The ...More
    November 7, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Exploding the Myths of Mandatory AERs
    Exploding the Myths of Mandatory AERs by Wes Siegner Congress is again actively considering legislation that would require dietary supplement manufacturers to report to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) any “serious” adverse event reports (AERs). Supporters of such ...More
    April 25, 2005 Wes Siegner Posted in Articles
  • Ashwagandha Inhibits Bacteria
    Ashwagandha may inhibit the activity of various pathogenic bacteria. ...More
    April 6, 2005 Posted in News
  • BI Nutraceuticals Certified Organic
    BI Nutraceuticals Certified Organic LONG BEACH, Calif.--BI Nutraceuticals received organic certification for its manufacturing facility here from Quality Assurance International (QAI). The certification allows BI to manufacture and distribute certified organic products to ...More
    January 31, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • A&B Ingredients
    A&B Ingredients FAIRFIELD, N.J.--A&B Ingredients (www.abingredients.com) released Mirenat®-N, a new anti-microbial product. Mirenat-N is thermal and pH stable and can be used in a broad variety of processed foods such as meat products, ready-to-eat foods and juice ...More
    October 11, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • AHPA Questions FDA on Bitter Orange AERs
    AHPA Questions FDA on Bitter Orange AERs SILVER SPRING, Md.—The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is asking the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to explain apparent discrepancies in the number and type of adverse event reports (AERs) linked to Citrus aurantium ...More
    October 11, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Oregano, Cranberry May Inhibit Bacteria
    Oregano, Cranberry May Inhibit Bacteria AMHERST, Mass.--Scientists from the University of Massachusetts evaluated the antimicrobial activity of optimized phenolics from oregano and cranberry extracts against Listeria monocytogenes in laboratory media and in beef and fish. ...More
    October 11, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Penford Food Ingredients
    Penford Food Ingredients ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—Penford Food Ingredients received certification from Cert-IDSM for its dextrose product CanTab® as a nongenetically modified organism (GMO). The certification verifies the Penford dextrose product complies with the newly announced ...More
    September 13, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • AmericanERP LLC
    AmericanERP LLC PORTLAND, Ore.--AmericanERP LLC (www.americanerp.com) released its new American Food Processing (AFP) Enterprise Edition. The AFP Enterprise Edition system allows HACCP compliance lot traceability, security features, inventory and formula management ...More
    August 16, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Chisso America Inc. Releases New Food Preservative
    Chisso America Inc. Releases New Food Preservative HAYWARD, Calif.--Chisso America Inc. released Save-ory™, a new food preservative, to the American food market. Save-ory has the ability to prevent food-borne illness by use of its natural yet active ingredient e-polylysine, ...More
    August 16, 2004 Posted in Articles