FDA moving down the road of Dietary Fibers definition

On 27th March the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it intends to propose that “cross-linked phosphorylated RS4” - regardless of source - be added to the definition of dietary fiber. The action was taken in response to a citizen petition from MGP Ingredients Inc. Dietary fiber that can be declared on the Nutrition and … Continue reading FDA moving down the road of Dietary Fibers definition

Hard times for industrial trans fats: EU upcoming legal limit and FDA moves

The EU Commission recently launched a public consultation on a draft Regulation setting a legal limit for trans fat, other than trans fat naturally occurring in animal fat, in foods intended for the final consumer. The consultation will be open until 1st November 2018 and anybody can participate. The draft Regulation is pretty straightforward and it … Continue reading Hard times for industrial trans fats: EU upcoming legal limit and FDA moves