The California Food Safety Act—statewide legislation that bans the sale of foods containing red dye 3, potassium bromate, brominated vegetable oil, and propylparaben—was signed into California law by Governor Gavin Newsom on October 7, 2023.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated its infant formula compliance program, which outlines the agency’s approach to inspections, sample collection, sample analysis, and compliance activities for FDA personnel, with a focus on Cronobacter and Salmonella contamination.
Scientists from Wageningen University and Research have created a model that considers multiple criteria to help industry reverse-engineer foods that are palatable, nutritious, sustainable, safe, and economically viable.
Aspartame consumed by mothers during pregnancy or breastfeeding may be associated with autism in their male children, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
To address the trend of food manufacturers intentionally adding sesame to food products that did not originally contain the allergen in an attempt to circumvent allergen cross-contact requirements, FDA has updated its draft guidance for industry on hazards analysis and preventive controls with a new chapter on avoiding allergen cross-contact and proper labeling.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA’s) recently announced new steps that it is taking to modernize its approach to evaluating and supporting the development of innovative animal and veterinary products, including cell-cultured and other novel ingredients for feed.
Following recalls of product potentially contaminated with Cronobacter sakazakii and subsequent inspections, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warning letters to three infant formula manufacturers for failing to adequately prevent the pathogenic adulteration of their formula products.