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  • Candy Shortage May Be a Halloween Trick

    Candy Shortage May Be a Halloween Trick
    Hershey warns of a possible Halloween candy shortage as the company continues to face global supply chain challenges. The announcement was made during a global earnings call at the end of July, and the company stated it would not be able to fully meet projected Halloween consumer demand this year. Halloween candy production began in …
  • New Zealand Plans to Regulate Supplements Via Self-Assessment

    New Zealand Plans to Regulate Supplements Via Self-Assessment
    New Zealand’s Ministry of Health announced it intends to regulate natural health products (NHPs) via a self-assessment / declaration process. The Ministry has been drafting the Therapeutics Goods Bill for a while and recently unveiled the market authorization process for therapeutic goods. There are four parts to the bill each designed to achieve an optimal …
  • Proposed Ruling Could Impact Organic Egg Industry

    Proposed Ruling Could Impact Organic Egg Industry
    This month, the Biden administration proposed a US rule that could change the organic egg industry.  The proposed rule requires farmers to give egg-laying chickens outdoor access in order to earn the label “organic”. The long-awaited proposal published by the USDA would eliminate loopholes that let egg producers install open air porches on henhouses instead …
  • Seeing Red about Food Fraud

    Seeing Red about Food Fraud
    The detection of unapproved, toxic dyes in fast food and street food in India is on the rise. Illegal red dyes such as Rhodamine B are used to give tomato and chili sauces a deeper red color. In this study, more than half the samples contained Rhodamine B, a known carcinogen Stay up-to-date on food safety …
  • Updated Quarterly Food Safety and Food Fraud Newsletter

    Updated Quarterly Food Safety and Food Fraud Newsletter
    Our quarterly newsletter will provide an overview of food safety and food fraud issues that occurred in the first half of 2022. We will share highlights from Ingredient Risk Identification by HorizonScan™ , as well as highlights from the Food Fraud Database. We hope that you will enjoy our updated quarterly newsletter! Sign up here.  Posted on …