US FDA – Guidance on the use of term “evaporated cane juice”

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a final guidance for industry stating FDA’s view that sweeteners derived from sugar cane should not be declared on food labels as “evaporated cane juice”. The FDA’s view is that the term “evaporated cane juice” is false or misleading because it suggests that the sweetener is fruit … Continue reading US FDA – Guidance on the use of term “evaporated cane juice”

Food recalls in EU – Week 43/2015

This week on the EU RASFF (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we can find the following notifications: 1. Alerts followed by a recall from consumers: Allergens: traces of peanut in mix for pistachio and chocolate cake from Italy, following company's own check. Notified by Italy, distributed also to Malta; Biocontaminants: histamine (692 mg/kg - ppm) in … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 43/2015