Low-Calorie Sweeteners: Are They High-Blood Sugar/Obesity Panacea As First Thought?

With the holidays-related consumption of rich, sweet and ever-so-plentiful cookies, cakes and other sweets quickly…

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Safety Around Holiday Plants

The holiday season is in full swing and with it comes the festive decorating and…

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Applications Open for Burdock Group’s SOT 2019 Student Travel Award

Burdock Group is now accepting SOT 2019 Student Travel Award applications from qualified full-time graduate…

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Food Fortification in the Age of Personalized Nutrition

Food manufacturing processes and procedures can at times lead to degradation, removal or omission of…

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The Ever-Elusive Exercise-in-a-Pill

The concept of creating exercise in a pill, which in theory would allow for loss…

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Dietary Supplements Containing Pure or Highly Concentrated Caffeine – Potential Adulteration

In response to the increase in caffeinated dietary supplements in the marketplace and public health…

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USDA Statement on Genome Editing Puts Future of Food Innovation at Risk

On March 28, 2018, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue made an an announcement that…

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Cell-Cultured Meat: Who Will Regulate, FDA or USDA?

Does the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have the regulatory tools and experience necessary to…

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Burdock Group Names IFT 2018 Student Travel Award Winners

Burdock Group continues to encourage graduates and undergraduates to pursue a career in food ingredient…

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Phytonutrients Beneficial Food Components, but Safety Testing Still Necessary

The term “phytonutrient” is defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “a bioactive plant-derived compound (such…

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