5 Ways to Make Audits Easier

Audits are serious business, wrought with regulations to remember, policies and procedures to follow, and documents to organize and analyze. Traditionally, food, beverage, and supplement manufacturers and distributors endured months of pre-audit...

3 Potential Failure Points That Could Lead to Undeclared Allergens

Undeclared allergens were the second-leading cause of recalls in the United States in 2019, according to the United States Department of Agriculture, which can lead to significant consumer health issues, scrap costs, and sourcing problems....

Keeping Dairy Safe

Instances of food contamination and allergic reactions have become all too common at a time when the technology and regulations put in place to prevent them have never been more robust. 

Six Steps to Help Reduce Sodium in Your Product Formulations

The average American consumes 3,400 milligrams (mg) of sodium every single day. These levels are nearly 50% higher than the 2,300 mg limit set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Both children and adults mainly follow a similar trend...

GRAS: What Is It and Why Should You Care

Is the GRAS always greener on the other side? It can be if manufacturers use specific additives to make it that way. GRAS, the acronym for "Generally Recognized as Safe," is a hot topic right now, but many don’t quite understand the basics.

GRAS: A Detailed Breakdown

REJIMUS is a preeminent regulatory management consulting firm powering companies in the Food, Animal Feed, Dietary Supplement, Cosmetic, and Homeopathic industries. REJIMUS helps companies improve profitability and drive sales while enhancing...

Canada Tightens Food Safety Laws

Canadians can eat a little easier this week with the implementation of a pair of new food safety laws that replace more than a dozen outdated sets of regulations. On Jan. 15, Canada’s Safe Food for Canadians Act and Safe Food for Canadians...

Sensient Flavors & Fragrances Talks Regulatory Affairs

This interview was originally published by SmartBrief

Penny Marsh, global director of regulatory compliance at Sensient Flavors & Fragrances, recently completed her second master’s degree — a Master of Jurisprudence in Global Food Law from...

Menu and Vending Labeling: Frequently Asked Questions

Even after the FDA published the final rules for menu and vending labeling, questions persisted as to what was covered, what’s wasn’t, and who must comply. To help achieve some clarity, TraceGains spoke with food policy and regulation expert Beth...

What Do Consumers Look for in Food Labels?

Consumer Reports recently posed the question: what is natural, and what does it mean on a food label? This question is on a lot of people’s minds these days. To gain insight into the intricacies of this issue, the Consumer Reports National...