Food

Adulteration of Food Ingredients and Dietary Supplements Focus of USP Workshop

Adulteration of Food Ingredients and Dietary Supplements Workshop

Global food and dietary supplement experts to gather Dec. 3–4 for workshop on economically motivated adulterationa and fraud. Organized by USP, American Botanical Council, and Food Protection and Defense Institute, the event will feature new tools and standards for identification and mitigation.

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In the Fight Against Food Fraud, USP Adds a New Tool to the Arsenal

New USP Tool Helps Fight Food Fraud

New USP Food Fraud Mitigation Guidance aims to help manufacturers and regulators identify ingredients most vulnerable to fraud in their supply chains and choose effective mitigation tools to combat economically-motivated adulteration.

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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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