Ingredient Specifications, Stability, and Safety Assessment: Putting the Cart Before the Horse

Published on May 2, 2017

Often, when starting the process of gathering safety data for a Generally Recognized as Safe…

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Gut Health: Formulating for Whole Body Wellness, Gut-Brain Axis

Published on April 3, 2017

The human gut is colonized by approximately 1014 bacteria, which exceeds the number of cells…

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Applications Open for Burdock Group’s Student Travel Award to IFT17

Published on April 3, 2017

The student travel award is designed to finance travel expenses to IFT17 in Las Vegas and encourage…

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Congratulations to Suresh Nagumalli, Winner of Burdock Group’s SOT Student Travel Award

Published on April 3, 2017

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

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In Memoriam: John Doull, M.D., Ph.D.

Published on March 29, 2017

I have just learned of the passing of John Doull on March 24, 2017.  I…

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Petfood Forum 2017: Speaking Engagement Teaser on ‘The FDA GRAS Final Rule: Impacts on Getting Safe Ingredients into Pet Food’

Published on March 21, 2017

To be compliant with federal law, an ingredient added to food (including pet food) must…

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With China’s Moves on Regulating Health Foods, What is New in the Recently Released Rules on Registration and Filing of Health Foods?

Published on March 7, 2017

Substances regulated as dietary supplements in the U.S. are referred to and regulated as “Health…

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Things to Consider Before Launching a Feed Ingredient in Aquaculture

Published on March 7, 2017

During the last three decades, world aquaculture production increased more than tenfold, reaching 73.8 million…

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Genetic Modification: Next Advancement in Animal Breeding Techniques?

Published on February 7, 2017

The following is a brief summary of an article on the consumer acceptance of genetically…

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Is “All Natural” Really “All Good”?

Published on February 7, 2017

The presumed safety of natural substances compared to synthetic (or artificial) food ingredients, has created…

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