Food Safety


  • 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
  • P.L. Thomas & Co. Inc.
    P.L. Thomas & Co. Inc. MORRISTOWN, N.J.P.L. Thomas & Co. Inc. (www.plthomas.com) introduced Organic Guar (ECOGUAR), an organic guar gum free of synthetic chemicals, pesticides or herbicides. The raw materials used in the ingredient are subjected to mild ...More
    August 16, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Cucumbers May Have Antibacterial Properties
    Cucumbers May Have Antibacterial Properties FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.--Cucumber volatiles--compounds produced by cucumbers for a variety of purposes including self-protection--may kill harmful bacteria, according to a new study published in the 2004 issue of the Journal of Food ...More
    July 19, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • FDA Claims Of Citrus Aurantium Prove To Be Greatly Exaggerated
    FDA Claims Of Citrus Aurantium Prove To Be Greatly Exaggerated by Marc Ullman On April 11, 2004, The New York Times ran a story discussing actions taken by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) against ephedra and the approaching ban that took effect the next day. The ...More
    June 21, 2004 Marc Ullman Posted in Articles
  • Cucumbers May Have Antibacterial Properties
    Volatiles derived from cucumbers may kill harmful bacteria, including Salmonella and E. coli. ...More
    June 10, 2004 Posted in News
  • IOM Releases Report on Supplement Safety
    IOM Releases Report on Supplement Safety WASHINGTONThe Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the National Research Council of the National Academies outlined a science-based process for assessing supplement ingredients in Dietary Supplements: A Framework for Evaluating Safety, ...More
    April 26, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Are Drug-Supplement Combos Safe?
    Are Drug-Supplement Combos Safe? PITTSBURGHThe majority of potential interactions between drugs and supplements such as vitamins and minerals, garlic, Ginkgo biloba, saw palmetto and ginseng have insignificant adverse effects, according to a study published in the Archives ...More
    April 26, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Pharmline Purchases Irradiation ID System
    Pharmline Purchases Irradiation ID System FLORIDA, N.Y.Pharmline Inc. purchased the Scottish Universities Research and Reactor Centre (SURRC) pulsed photo stimulated luminescence system (PSL) for identifying ingredients treated with gamma irradiation. According to ...More
    April 26, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Pure World Receives Patent
    Pure World Receives Patent BEDMINSTER, N.J.Pure World Inc. received U.S. Patent No. 6,682,697, covering a specialty process for sterilizing and disinfecting botanical products. Paul O. Koether, chairman of Pure World (www.pureworld.com), said, This unique sterilization ...More
    March 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Vitamin E May Prevent Foodborne Illness
    Vitamin E May Prevent Foodborne Illness AMES, Iowa--Adding vitamin E to the feed of turkeys may reduce the likelihood of consumers contracting the serious foodborne illness listeriosis, commonly caused by eating poultry infected with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the ...More
    March 1, 2004 Posted in Articles, Immune Health