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IFT Offers Suggestions for Standard Food Traceability System

In technical and economic reports prepared for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) offered advice for improving product...

Grocery Briefs: January 2010

Sea Cliff, NY-based Robert’s American Gourmet Food, LLC, maker of Pirate’s Booty, announced an investment as well as a new name—Pirate Brands. Company founder...

Soymilk Switch Causes Suspicion

Broomfield, CO—WhiteWave Foods, which operates under Dallas, TX-based Dean Foods, has been under the microscope lately about the transition of its Silk soymilk from...

COOL Laws May Extend to Dairy

Last year, the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) requirements went into effect, mandating country of origin labeling of meats, produce and nuts. Now, these...

Choices, Choices

There may be another reason to feel guilty about choosing to eat that burger for dinner, beyond the realms of animal rights or fat...

Industry Responds to Data on Folic Acid–Cancer Connection

Bergen, Norway—The vitamin B complex is arguably one of the industry’s best-selling basic vitamins, particularly with many women of childbearing age taking folic acid....

Chocolate Helps Keep Stress at Bay

Berlin, Germany—Many people turn to chocolate as a feel-good treat during stressful times. Well, the “Ahh…that’s better” effect of chocolate isn’t psychological; it’s biological,...

Link Between Selenium and High Cholesterol Is Tenuous

Coventry, U.K.—Taking too much selenium will negatively affect your cholesterol, say researchers from the University of Warwick. The group, led by Saverio Stranges, published...

USADA Initiative to Ask Congress for New Supplement Regulations

Colorado Springs, CO—In early December, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), based here, announced a new public protection initiative aimed at shielding consumers from dietary...

Maitake Products Renamed Mushroom Wisdom

East Rutherford, NJ—As of the first of this month, Maitake Products, Inc. changed its name to Mushroom Wisdom, Inc. According to the company, the...