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  • University of Wisconsin to Hold Annual Resident Course in Confectionery Technology

    May 4, 2015
    The University of Wisconsin will hold its annual Resident Course in Confectionery Technology, known as “Candy School,” from July 20-31 on campus in Madison, Wisconsin. This is a two-week intensive course, centered on confectionery scie…

  • CSPI Adds Monk Fruit to Guide for Food Additives

    June 28, 2013
    The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has made a new entry in its Chemical Cuisine: A Guide to Food Additives for mogrosides, the active sweetener compound from monk fruit that can be up to 250 times sweeter than sugar. The non-profit…

  • PureCircle Receives Final Approval of Stevia in Canada

    December 4, 2012
    PureCircle, Chicago, IL, producer and marketer of high purity stevia products, has received the final approval from Health Canada authorizing the use of stevia in foods and beverages in Canada. PureCircle was instrumental in the approval of the natur…

  • PureCircle Establishes U.K. Operations and Expands Distribution

    September 8, 2011
    PureCircle Limited has expanded its European presence with the opening of a new European headquarters in London, also signing a U.K. distribution agreement with Prinova Europe (formerly known as Premium Ingredients International). With European appr…

  • Codex Adopts Maximum Use Levels for Stevia in Food

    July 8, 2011
    The Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) has adopted all the proposed draft maximum levels for steviol glycosides as submitted for adoption by the Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA). The CAC official report will be issued after the end of the meeting on July 9th.

  • NOW Health Group, HealthCo: Stevia FSE Certified GRAS

    June 30, 2011
    HealthCo, a division of NOW Health Group, Bloomingdale, IL, has received a letter of no objection from FDA regarding the Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) status of its Stevia FSE. The company self-affirmed this natural sweetener is GRAS in May 201…

  • Steviol Glycosides

    April 15, 2010
    The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a scientific opinion confirming that steviol glycosides, sweeteners extracted from the stevia plant, are safe for use in foods and beverages. EFSA also established an Acceptable Daily Intake (AD…