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  • Safely Sweet: Natural & Artificial Sweeteners

    Safely Sweet: Natural & Artificial Sweeteners

    Lisa Olivo, Associate Editor || September 1, 2014
    Consumers shun sugar for healthy sweetening alternatives.

  • 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…

  • Opextan Obtains GRAS Status

    October 25, 2012
    Indena, Milan, Italy, has obtained self-affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) status for its olive fruit extract Opextan for use as food ingredient. Upon receiving this distinction it can be used in a number of food categories including bakery…

  • 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.

  • 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…