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Sara Rothman Joins CuliNEX Project Management Team

Sara Rothman Joins CuliNEX Project Management Team

Tukwila, WA, June 14, 2023 — CuliNEX, the country's top clean label food product and plant-based formulation consultancy, announces Sara Rothman joins CuliNEX as a Senior Project Manager, bringing more than 15 years of food product and project management experience to...

Realities of FDA’s “Closer to Zero” Heavy Metals Strategy

Realities of FDA’s “Closer to Zero” Heavy Metals Strategy

The FDA has long known of heavy metals, notably lead, cadmium, arsenic and mercury, in foods such as those made for infants and young children. The agency revealed its first draft guidance titled “Closer to Zero” in January 2023. FDA’s “Closer to Zero” heavy metals...

Altering Taste Perception

Altering Taste Perception

It’s commonly understood that humans perceive five basic tastes: sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami. However, sensory scientists now believe there are many more fundamental tastes in the perception of food. Additionally, taste perception is far more complex in other...

Three Bonus Presentations on Sustainability

Three Bonus Presentations on Sustainability

According to IFIC’s 2022 Food and Health Survey, 43% of consumers want to purchase food and beverages produced in a manner that minimizes carbon footprint/climate impact. Due to the importance of this topic, three bonus presentations on sustainability will be...

Ethical Analysis of Protein Content and Accuracy in Labeling

Ethical Analysis of Protein Content and Accuracy in Labeling

No one knows better than Beyond Meat of the importance of accurately labeling a product on its protein quality and content. While Beyond Meat is facing a class-action lawsuit over its labeling, many food companies are challenged with determining protein products'...

Limiting Added Sugars in School Meals—Confusion Abounds

Limiting Added Sugars in School Meals—Confusion Abounds

A two-phased approach for limiting sugars in school lunches and breakfasts has been proposed by the USDA that is set to begin in 2025. According to the USDA, the following general criteria regarding sugar reduction were given...

Global Food Forums adds a Batory Foods Webinar on Sweeteners

Global Food Forums adds a Batory Foods Webinar on Sweeteners

DATE: April 28 — What's the latest news for our company? Global Food Forums adds a Batory Foods webinar on sweeteners. On Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 12:00pm CDT (Noon), Batory Foods will present "Working with Sugar Alternatives: Remove the Guesswork!" Registration...

Webinar on Overcoming Protein Technical Issues Is Now Free

Webinar on Overcoming Protein Technical Issues Is Now Free

March 18, 2021 —Toward the end of 2020, Global Food Forums' staff began planning a webinar to provide insights into three common challenges when formulating with protein ingredients. The goal was to have a high quality 2021 Premium Protein Webinar with a small...

Idaho Milk Products’ Webinar Scheduled for February 25, 2021

Idaho Milk Products’ Webinar Scheduled for February 25, 2021

Global Food Forums is hosting a Idaho Milk Products' Webinar scheduled for February 25, 2021. Entitled "Clean Label Protein-Enhanced Healthcare Nutrition RTDs: Tips & Solutions to Common Challenges." Idaho Milk Products is offering free registration. The webinar...