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2014-09-08 08:30:08

IADSA to Support ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program, International Herbal Quality Control Initiative AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations (IADSA) has endorsed the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program, an international consortium of nonprofit organizations, analytical laboratories, industry members, professional scientists, and others that advises industry, health professionals, and...

2014-06-30 23:07:18

New Sweetener, an Oat Bran-Derived Ingredient Linked to Health Benefits and a Guidance to Fight Milk Adulteration Among Proposed USP Quality Standards for Food Ingredients Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 A series of new proposed quality standards for food ingredients, including standards for a new sweetener that is a candidate for use in baked goods and an oat bran-derived ingredient linked to cholesterol control, are available for public comment by the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention...

2014-06-17 08:24:19

Newsletter focuses on topics related to prevention of herbal product adulteration AUSTIN, Texas, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A consortium of nonprofit herbal advocacy and research organizations announces the publication of a new e-newsletter, the "Botanical Adulterants Monitor," the first issue of which is now available here. The publication's purpose is to provide information related to the prevention and detection of herbal adulteration, quality assurance challenges...

2014-01-23 23:30:09

Medical Disposables expands its line of FDA 510K approved drug adulteration test kits with the highest amount of adulterants available. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Medical Disposables responds to the overwhelming demand for drug test integrity. Medical Disposables launched initiatives this month to expand the company’s line of products to include FDA 510K-approved multi-panel drug tests with the highest amount of adulterants. This new product was released in response to the...

Report Reveals Foods Most Likely To Be Fraudulent
2012-04-07 05:04:37

An analysis of the first known public database collecting reports on food fraud and economically-inspired adulteration in the industry has revealed the ingredients most likely to be at the center of such scams, the US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP)-- the organization that created the database -- announced in an April 5 press release. According to the USP's review of scholarly journal reports, the full results of which were published in the April issue of the Journal of Food Science, the...

2012-04-05 23:02:04

Olive Oil, Milk and Honey Represent Some of the Most Vulnerable Ingredients. USP Public Database is First Known Repository on Episodes of Food Ingredient Fraud, Economically Motivated Adulteration. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 In new research published in the April Journal of Food Science, analyses of the first known public database compiling reports on food fraud and economically motivated adulteration in food highlight the most fraud-prone ingredients in the food supply;...

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