Food

Why a Monograph for Fully Hydrogenated Oils and Fats is Needed

Definition of Hydrogenated Fats

The FDA has given the food industry up to three years to remove partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) from the human food supply. In recent years, fully hydrogenated oils and fats (FHOs) have been used as an alternative to PHOs but there are no public monographs with definitions of FHOs to help ensure buyers that ingredients meet prescribed measures for composition and purity.

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Food Fraud Webinar Series Features USP, Runs March - April

Food Fraud Webinar

Intentional deception using food for economic gain, or food fraud, has been an ongoing challenge since the beginning of the food and drink industry. However, as the global supply chain continues to grow, and becomes more and more complex, so too do the stakes for everyone linked to this chain from manufacturers, retailers, and raw ingredient suppliers to regulators and ultimately the consumer.

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The Stories That Mattered Most: Top 5 Blog Posts of 2014

Top Quality Matters blog posts of 2014

As the year draws to a close, we wanted to highlight the stories that resonated most with our readers in 2014. Here are the top 5 articles on USP Quality Matters blog.

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