Following a recent American FDA ruling on the description of ‘gluten free’ as 20 parts per million, more companies are jumping on the gluten free bandwagon. Known as Smiths in Australia, PepsiCo’s...

The US Food & Drugs Administration (FDA) has proposed new guidelines for the use of nanotechnology by food manufacturers in the United States. Nanotechnology is an evolving technology that allows scientists...

US food corporation Moon Marine, based in California, is recalling 29.4 tons of raw yellowfin tuna after the product has been linked to a major outbreak of Salmonella. The tuna product, labelled as Nakaochi...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has rejected a petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) seeking a ban on bisphenol A (BpA) being used in food packaging in the US. The FDA...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) today announced that oranges and orange juice sold in Australia will not be permitted to contain any carbendazim, after it was announced that existing permissions...

Australian juice companies are continuing to use oranges from Brazil that may contain residues of the potentially harmful fungicide carbendazim, despite the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) temporarily...

The Australian Government’s Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has defended itself following media reports on a US ban on certain uses of a class of antibiotic in livestock. The...

The Australian State and Territory food ministers, under the umbrella of the Federal Government’s Forum on Food Regulation, propose to investigate a suitable front-of-pack nutrition labelling model as...

American beverage company, ArKay Beverages, has launched what it claims is the world’s first alcohol-free whiskey. Launching the new drink, a spokesperson for the Florida-based company said ‘ArKay’...

The US Food and Drug Administration has proposed standard definitions for manufacturers who want to label their products as being gluten-free. The FDA said yesterday (2 August) that it is proposing that...