A New Millennium of Technology and Food Science: The Death of Common Use as a Basis for GRAS

Published on October 1, 2015

The regulation and innovation responsible for the approximate 70% reduction in food spending since 1950[1]…

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Q&A with Dr. Burdock

Published on September 1, 2015

Q: If Animal Feed Ingredient Company A obtains GRAS for Ingredient X from a consultant…

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Food Allergen Labeling: New Guidance for Exemption

Published on September 1, 2015

In June 2015, the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) issued a…

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Insect Protein: What are the Food Safety and Regulatory Challenges?

Published on August 1, 2015

Traditionally, Americans have used livestock and dairy products as the primary sources of dietary protein. …

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Highlights from ITF15

Published on August 1, 2015

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) celebrated their 75th annual food meeting and exposition at…

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Dietary Supplement Regulation: The Consequences of Multilateral Administrative Actions

Published on August 1, 2015

The quality of dietary supplements has been under increasing scrutiny as of late. A webinar…

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Risk Assessments: Which is Best for Food Ingredients?

Published on July 1, 2015

Traditionally, NOAELs from subchronic toxicity studies have been used to determine margins of safety for…

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The COOL Rule: Does COOL Labeling Provide Safety Information to the Consumer?

Published on July 1, 2015

Establishing the safety of a food[1] is essential for the food manufacturer when working to…

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Will Your Product Be Affected by the Nutrition Label Changes? Proposed Nutrition Label Changes in the U.S. and Canada

Published on June 1, 2015

All food and supplement suppliers, manufacturers, and retailers labels be affected by the finalized nutrition…

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Emulsifiers, gut microbiota and biological responses: Unjustified conclusions based on flawed research

Published on June 1, 2015

In March, 2015 a study was published by Chassaing et al. in Nature entitled “Dietary…

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The “Gluten Free” Market: Trends, Label Claims, and Regulatory Guidance: Everything You Need to Know to Market a Gluten Free Product

Published on June 1, 2015

According to Food Business News, sales of “gluten free” foods have exploded over recent years,…

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Burdock Group Welcomes Dr. Alex LeBeau to the Scientific Team

Published on June 1, 2015

Please join Burdock Group in welcoming Alex LeBeau, Ph.D., who joins our team at the…

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When Does a Food Become an Additive?

Published on May 1, 2015

If a common green pea is added to canned beef stew, the pea is an…

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Thank you for joining us at Society of Toxicology’s (SOT) ToxExpo 2015

Published on April 1, 2015

Society of Toxicology’s (SOT) 54th annual meeting held March 22nd-26th in San Diego, California. ToxExpo…

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EFSA’s Recently Released Opinion on Nickel

Published on April 1, 2015

Nickel is a natural element of the earth’s crust and is found in food, water,…

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Iodine Supplementation: Should it be considered for people consuming vegetable-based diets?

Published on March 1, 2015

In 2009, I wrote an article on evidence supporting iodine supplementation during pregnancy (1). Iodine…

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