Articles of Interest

May 13, 2021  |  by Yana Viardo, Marketing and PR Director  |  Source: European Food Safety Authority

The European Food Safety Authority, otherwise known as EFSA, recently declared that the commonly known food additive, Titanium Dioxide (E171), can no longer be regarded as safe when used as a food additive. After reviewing all available scientific studies and data, the EFSA Panel on Food additives and Flavorings updated its safety assessment on TiO2 Titanium dioxide following a request by the European Commission. The chair of the panel stated, “Taking into account all available scientific studies and data, the ... Read more →

May 10, 2021  |  by Yana Viardo, Marketing and PR Director  |  Source:

Sesame Is Now The Ninth Major Food Allergen That Requires Labeling On April 14, 2021, the United States House of Representatives passed a bill that will further ensure the safety of millions of Americans who live with a food allergy. The Food Allergen, Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act (FASTER Act) will require all food companies to declare the presence of sesame on food labels beginning on January 1, 2023. OVER 30 MILLION AMERICANS LIVE WITH A FOOD ALLERGY ... Read more →

April 29, 2021  |  by Yana Viardo, Marketing and PR Director  |  Source: The Good Food Institute

Sales Data Released by The Good Food Institute Shows Plant-Based Food Sales Are On The Rise Recently released sales data report from The Good Food Institute and Plant Based Foods Association showed a significant increase in sales of plant-based products within the food industry in the past year. Plant-based foods sales grew 27 percent in 2020 and 43 percent over the past two years to reach $7 billion. The data collected demonstrates the market demand for plant-based foods and ... Read more →