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Legal Issues

California Governor Signs Bill to Ban Four Food and Beverage Ingredients

Oct. 9, 2023
Assembly Bill 418 bans red dye No. 3, brominated vegetable oil, potassium bromate and propylparaben for use in foods and drinks sold in California, starting in 2027.
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Legal Issues

California Legislature Passes Bill to Ban Four Controversial Food Additives

Sept. 13, 2023
Assembly Bill 418 would ban red dye No. 3, potassium bromate, brominated vegetable oil and propylparaben if signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Regulatory Compliance

California To Consider Banning Five Food Additives

March 23, 2023
Red Dye No. 3, titanium dioxide, potassium bromate, brominated vegetable oil and propylparaben are targets of AB 418.
January2023 Ingredients
Flavors, Extracts, Distillates

Ingredient Round Up: January 2023

Jan. 2, 2023
Our editors selected the following ingredients to feature in our January 2023 issue of Food Processing. See which products they chose.
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Fruits and Vegetables

Ingredient Round Up: November 2022

Oct. 28, 2022
Our editors selected the following food and beverage ingredients to feature in our November 2022 issue of Food Processing. See which products they chose.

‘Natural’ and ‘Clean’ Continue to Drive Food and Beverage Purchases

The path to clean label is often paved with good intent…but also with sodium, sugar and colorant replacements.
Candy & Confectionary

Colorant in Skittles Sparks Lawsuit

July 18, 2022
Mars is being sued over its use of an artificial color in Skittles hard candy, years after claiming it would be phased out.

Clean-Label Vegan Red Color Mimics the Color of Meat Products

The Bright’n Free Red Rosy all-natural red color range for plant-based meat analogs is plant-sourced, allergen-free and E-number free.
Business Strategies

Trix Cereal Returns to Artificial Colors

Sept. 29, 2017
The colorful breakfast cereal brand will once again be made available with artificial dyes and flavors; the company will also continue to sell the version without artificial colors...

Lycored Offering True to Fruit Stable Colors

Sept. 13, 2017
Test show the True to Fruit colors perform well in yogurts.

Wild Flavors Extends Yellow and Orange Color Portfolio

June 21, 2017
Pumpkin and carrot extracts containing lycopene are used to create vivid yellow, orange, and green hues to food applications.