The FDA has approved the sweetener advantame for use in the US The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the new food additive, advantame, is safe for use as a general-purpose sweetener and...

FDA proposed format nutrition labels The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed to update the Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods to reflect the latest scientific information, including...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced its preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has alerted consumers to a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigation into dietary supplements labelled OxyELITE Pro. FSANZ has advised consumers not...

The popularity of gluten-free foods shows no signs of slowing down, with consumers in the US who are not gluten-intolerant also buying wheat-free products, according to new findings from global market...

Researchers have developed a fluorescent caffeine detector and detection kit that lights up like a traffic light when caffeine is present in various drinks and solutions so consumers can keep track of...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a new regulation defining the term ‘gluten-free’ for voluntary food labelling. The regulation was published 2 August 2013 in the Federal Register. The...

Western Australian researchers hoping to demonstrate improved cardiovascular function among coffee lovers have found that drinking too much of the popular brew may actually be linked to worsening of the...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it will investigate the safety of caffeine in food products, particularly its effects on children and adolescents. The investigation is a response...

The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched an investigation into a brand of “energy shots,” reported to be linked to around 13 deaths and a total of 92 reports of illness in the United...