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2011-03-18 00:00:26

A link between food colorings and hyperactivity highlights the importance of educational website, Be Food Smart. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) March 16, 2011 Easter is the second top-selling candy holiday and according to the National Confectioners Association, almost 90% of parents will create Easter baskets for their children. Filling those baskets will be Marshmallow Peeps, Cadbury Crème Eggs, jelly beans, and M&M's, all of which contain artificial food colorings. So what's the...

2011-02-23 08:08:00

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorcon, Inc., today announced the expansion of its Nutraficient®, food supplement coating product line to include PVA-based, high-productivity systems designed specifically for use on food supplements marketed within the EU. European Commission Directive (2010/69/EU), already adopted in the UK, allows the use of existing additives in certain food supplement products. The additives now allowed for use include polyvinyl...

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2010-07-30 09:10:00

Federal guidelines regarding the labeling of "natural" chicken could change as the result of an ongoing dispute over whether or not poultry injected with salt, water, or other such ingredients should carry the label, according to Associated Press (AP) reports on Friday. Under current U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines, chicken may be labeled as "natural" as long as it does not contain artificial flavors or preservatives. However, notes AP writer Juliana Barbassa, "the agency agreed to...

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2010-04-14 12:57:08

Some components of the onion have antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, making it possible to use this bulb for food preservation. This is demonstrated by researchers from the Polytechnic University of Cataluña (UPC) and the University of Barcelona (UB) in a study that has just been published in the International Journal of Food Science and Technology. "The antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of the flavonoids of the raw onion make it a good candidate for use in...

2010-04-14 05:18:00

WAYZATA, Minnesota, April 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) today published a Scientific Opinion, which confirms that steviol glycosides, sweeteners extracted from the stevia plant, are safe for use in foods and beverages and establishes an Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) for their safe consumption. In its published Scientific Opinion, EFSA's Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources Added to Foods (ANS) concludes that, considering the available...

2010-03-25 08:00:00

BATON ROUGE, La., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) will increase prices of its ETHANOX antioxidants for fuel and lubricant market segments globally by 15%. The increase will be applied on all shipments on or after May 1, 2010, or as contracts allow. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050801/ALBEMARLELOGO ) Albemarle's ETHANOX antioxidants are widely used to maintain product performance in lubricant, fuel and biofuel applications. The...

2010-02-24 15:13:00

LIVINGSTON, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Foster Farms, the West Coast's leading poultry brand, supports U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer's (D-CA) announcement today calling for the USDA to take a closer look at labeling regulations that permit sodium-injected - or "plumped" - chicken products to carry the "natural" label. Sen. Boxer commends Foster Farms' commitment to raising consumer awareness about truly natural fresh poultry products and the misleading practice of injecting - or...

2010-01-04 07:30:00

NEW YORK and SHANDONG, China, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Gulf Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq: GFRE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announced that the Company commenced the construction of the new chemical additives production line for waste water treatment. The Company's board of directors approved the construction of the new chemical additives line and expects it to start...

2009-11-11 10:02:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Lubrizol Corporation (NYSE: LZ) will webcast a presentation by Daniel L. Sheets, corporate vice president and president of Lubrizol Additives, on Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 1:45 p.m. CST at the Longbow Research Paper, Packaging and Chemical Conference in Chicago. The audio portion of the presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed via the following link. http://investor.lubrizol.com A replay of the webcast will be available...

2009-09-03 12:15:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Plastics Additives: The Global Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0128584/Plastics-Additives-The-Global-Market.html The global market for plastics additives is expected to increase from $36.2 billion in 2008 to an estimated $37.4 billion in 2009, and $45.8 billion in 2014, for a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.1%. Property modifiers have the largest...


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