Trends Newsletter | Fall 2014

Safety of Foods from Genetically Modified Crops

Fall 2014 | Food Safety | by Robyn Prueitt

Safety of Foods from Genetically Modified Crops

With no scientific data to support consumer’s health concerns over food derived from genetically modified crops, GM foods are poised to grow exponentially to meet the world’s food production needs.

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FDA’s GRAS Program – Is It Safe?

Fall 2014 | Food Safety | by Eric Dubé

FDA’s GRAS Program – Is It Safe?

Advocacy groups continue to criticize the voluntary GRAS program despite little evidence to support their claims.

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Food Packaging: From BPA to Nano

Fall 2014 | Food Safety | by Michael Peterson

Food Packaging: From BPA to Nano

Scientists must develop methodologies for evaluating the safety of food packaging materials that can work with both an abundance and scarcity of data.

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Guest Editorial: Evolving Enforcement of GRAS

Fall 2014 | Food Safety | by Mitchell Cheeseman, Ph.D.

Guest Editorial: Evolving Enforcement of GRAS

The FDA is getting tougher on GRAS ingredients and shifting the burden of proof regarding general recognition of safety back to industry.

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