IACM is pleased to welcome Aakash Chemicals to its membership as a new Active member. Aakash is a manufacturer and distributor of both natural and synthetic food colorants and ingredients.
IACM is pleased to welcome Persea Natural LLC to its membership. Persea is a two-year old Pennsylvania-based company focused on the commercialization of a patented process to produce various natural food colors.
IACM is pleased to welcome Lumen Bioscience, Inc. to its membership. Lumen is a new Seattle-based biotechnology company focused on developing Spirulina as an industrial scale production platform for high-value molecules in the food, cosmetics and healthcare industries.
The Executive Director’s Annual Letter for 2017 provides an overview of the year’s activities, assessment of the state of the association, and look to the year ahead. Feel free to share with colleagues and customers who may benefit from involvement with IACM.
IACM staff and members are participating in a session chaired by Dr. Bhakti Harp of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration at the upcoming AOAC International 2017 meeting. The session will be Monday, September 25 at 3:30 pm and the Conference is in Atlanta, GA. More information about the Conference is available here. The session […]
For everyone attending IFT this year – make sure to attend Session 097: New Research in Support of the Safety of Synthetic Colors! The session will be held Wednesday, June 28 at 1 pm in Titian 2201A and will feature talks from IACM’s Scientific Director Dr. Maria Bastaki, as well as IACM member Dr. George […]
IACM has submitted comments to the docket established by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking feedback on its Draft Guidance for Industry: Fruit Juice and Vegetable Juice as Color Additives in Food. (more…)
IACM recently published two studies in Food and Chemical Toxicology, which were undertaken in response to a 2013 European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) opinion that recommended that new tests be carried out to address uncertainties related to the color’s possible genotoxicity. (more…)
IACM has sponsored a refined exposure assessment using data provided by its member companies and the resulting publication is now available in the peer reviewed journal, Food Additives & Contaminants. The publication reinforces IACM’s long standing position that food color use as currently practiced in the United States is safe (more…)
IACM is part of a coalition effort against California SB504, which submitted this opposition letter to the Chair of the California Health Committee last week. This bill, if passed, would create many problems while not offering any solutions to consumers. (more…)