NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

WHY FOOD INGREDIENTS ARE ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT DURING COVID-19?

  Reshared from: International Food Additives Council Dated: April 15, 2020   Currently the world is in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and many are social distancing in an effort to stay healthy and help to stop the spread of the virus. As a result, many are purchasing food supplies intended to last for […]

FOOD TEXTURE’S INFLUENCE ON SATIETY

  Healthy eating consists of making the right kind of food choices and consuming the appropriate quantities of food. The rates of overweight and obesity worldwide has nearly tripled since 1975 according to the World Health Organization. In 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults, ages 18 years and older, were overweight. Over 650 million of […]

HOW SEAWEED IS HELPING PEOPLE GET THROUGH TO THIS PANDEMIC?

  The unprecedented circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic resulted to a worldwide economic crisis making the vulnerable sectors lose their capacity to earn a living. The World Bank urges countries to have collected action to control the COVID-19 and provide economic support as they warn that as many as 150 million people will experience extreme […]

CARRAGEENAN FEATURE ON CONSUMER REPORTS

  Carrageenan remains a safe and suitable food ingredient as proven by scientific and regulatory authorities around the world. Related to this, Consumer Reports came out recently with an article entitled “6 Food Additives to Watch” saying that exposure to carrageenan causes inflammation. The article cited Joanne Tobacman who is a longtime critic of carrageenan. […]