• Frutarom Receives Environmental Stewardship Award

    December 4, 2013
    Frutarom USA Inc. has been recognized for improvements made at its New Jersey facility, resulting in an official acknowledgment from the state for its environmental achievements.   The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection ("NJD…

  • Biova Obtains Kosher & Halal Certification

    December 4, 2013
    Biova LLC, Johnston, IA, has received both kosher certification and halal certification for its entire line of branded ingredients, as well as its production facilities.   “Ensuring that all of Biova’s branded ingredients and pr…

  • Albion Taste-Free Self-Affirmed GRAS and Targeted for Two Patent Applications

    November 26, 2013
    Albion Human Nutrition, Clearfield, UT, has received approval of its self-affirmed Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) status and has applied for two patents related to Iron Taste-Free, a patented Ferric Glycinate ingredient. Iron Taste Free is a hi…

  • DuPont Obtains GRAS Certification for Probiotics

    November 19, 2013
    DuPont Nutrition & Health, Madison, WI, has attained official confirmation from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) that the probiotic strains in its Bifidobacterium lactis range are recognized as safe and suitable for use in all food p…

  • GS15-4 Awarded Self-Affirmed GRAS Status

    November 18, 2013
    An independent panel of experts has granted GS15-4, from RFI Ingredients, Blauvelt, NY and Ilhwa North America, Pearl River, NY, self-affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) status. After a comprehensive evaluation of research studies and toxico…

  • Morinaga’s Probiotic Strain Receives GRAS Distinction

    November 11, 2013
    FDA has issued a Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) Letter of No Objection to Tokyo-based Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. for its proprietary probiotic strain, Bifidobacterium breve M-16V. The strain was developed for use in food applications and…

  • Pharmachem's Aloe Vera Powders Receive GRAS Status

    November 11, 2013
    Pharmachem Laboratories, Kearny, NJ, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Improve USA, has self-affirmed that its decolorized inner gel and whole aloe leaf powder products are Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS). The powder products were determined…

  • Roquette Microalgae Lipid Ingredient Designated GRAS


    November 4, 2013
    Roquette, Geneva, IL, has obtained Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) designation for its microalgae-based lipid food ingredient. The company has showcased its microalgal lipid in a variety of bakery applications: brownies, crackers, and muffins. &l…

  • Kyowa Hakko USA Obtains GRAS Self-Affirmation for L-Ornithine

    October 31, 2013
    Kyowa Hakko U.S.A., Inc., New York, NY, has completed GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) self-affirmation for the valuable amino acid L-Ornithine. L-Ornithine is an amino acid that is used to build muscle by stimulating protein synthesis through th…

  • Capsugel Receives Non-GMO Project for Vcaps Plus & Plantcaps Capsules

    October 28, 2013
    Capsugel, Greenwood, SC, has received verification from the Non-GMO Project for two of its vegetarian capsules, Vcaps Plus and Plantcaps capsules. Capsugel is the first capsule manufacturing company to be verified by the Non-GMO Project. The Non-GMO…

  • Taiyo’s Sunfiber Facility Achieves FSSC22000 Certification

    October 21, 2013
    Taiyo’s Sunfiber manufacturing facility in Aurangabad, India has achieved Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000 certification, recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), from Bureau Veritas Certification (BVC). "Taiyo…

  • Health Canada Allows Fibersol-2 as Dietary Fiber Source

    October 21, 2013
    Health Canada has recently added resistant maltodextrin (Fibersol-2 from ADM/Matsutani LLC) to its list of approved novel fiber ingredients that can be used in the Canadian food and beverage marketplace. Fibersol-2 has been reviewed by the Food Direc…

  • Sabinsa Obtains GRAS Status for Curcumin C3

    October 15, 2013
    Sabinsa Corporation, East Windsor, NJ, has been issued a “No Comment” letter from the FDA regarding the determination that the company’s Curcumin C3 Complex is Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS). Sabinsa’s Curcumin C3 Complex…

  • Two Albion Ingredients Receive Self-Affirmed GRAS Approval

    September 12, 2013
    Albion Human Nutrition, Clearfield, UT, has added two self-affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) ingredients to its existing line of patented amino acid chelates. Calci-K and DiMagnesium Malate both received GRAS affirmation from an independen…

  • Indena’s Tours Site Passes FDA Inspection

    September 4, 2013
    Indena’s French production site in Tours, France, has successfully passed U.S. FDA inspection, with no FDA-483 issued, as per the EIR (Establishment Inspection Report) received from the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition of the FDA. T…

RELATED TOPICS