Introducing NüSweet (™) a highly versatile sugar replacer.

NüSweet (™) a highly versatile sugar replacer NüSweet is a one-for-one (by weight) sugar replacer that tastes and functions like sugar. NüSweet can be used to replace up to 100% of sugar in virtually all applications while delivering half the calories and nearly 75% fibre. NüSweet allows manufacturers and users to replace sugar with all the taste, sweetness…

FDA’s New Food Labels: What You Need to Know

The Food and Drug Administration has finally rolled out its long-anticipated new food labels requirements. The new requirements include declarations for certain vitamins such as Vitamin D, and potassium, and also stricter guidelines for serving sizes, sugar, salt and fat. Food manufacturers will be required to be compliant and using the new labels by July…

First major company to label GMOs

Campbell’s became the first major company, according to the Wall Street Journal, to initiate labeling of GMO ingredients on their product labels. The company additionally indicated to US Congress that they would advocate to help pass a law that would require all foods to be labeled if they contain ingredients derived from GMO. Additionally, they…

Do the New BC Food Safety Regulations affect your business?

The Government of British Columbia enacted regulations in 2014 to enhance food safety in BC’s food processing industry. These regulatory changes require that as a food processor, you will need to develop, maintain and follow a written Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point – (HACCP) based food safety plan, as well as a sanitation plan. The…

How do I know if my product is regulated by FDA?

Download the FDA Basics for Industry: Navigation Guide (PDF – 40KB) The general navigation guide below is provided in order to be helpful to companies wondering if their planned activities would be subject to regulation by FDA. FDA regulates a range of products. The information below is a simplified flow chart intended to provide companies a start in…

FDA Education Resources

FDA’s Center for Food Safety – Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) Education Resource Library is a compilation of printable educational materials on topics related to food safety, nutrition (including labeling, dietary supplement and cosmetics. The materials on the FDA website are intended for educators, teachers, dietitians and health professionals, as well as for general consumer education. To…