Consumers have driven the trend toward clean label products and increased brand transparency; however, the shift brought its share of growing pains.
FDA and CDC on Nov. 28 announced romaine lettuce grown in the Central Coastal growing regions of northern and central California is the likely source of a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157:H7) that...
Probiotic brands must be careful when labeling the quantity of microorganisms in products as well as claims involving their benefits.
True transparency goes beyond paperwork to include quality testing, onsite audits of contract manufacturers and a visible supply chain.
The Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA) announced the launch of the first and only plant-based food certification program. The Certified Plant Based program’s protocol, certified by NSF International, focuses on plant-based alternatives to animal...
Curcumin travelled from ancient Ayurvedic medicine to cereals and teas in modern supermarkets, but poor dosing and bioavailability can limit health benefits from contemporary food and beverages.
In 2020, FDA expects fat-soluble vitamins to be measured in metric units rather than international units as was expected in the past.
To prevent class action lawsuits, it’s crucial claims are compliant with regulations.
Supplement databases provide transparency for brands and stakeholders.