Ingredients & Nutrients

Press Release | Feb 02 2014
(Washington, D.C.) – As February begins, many Americans’ New Year’s resolutions have already gone by the wayside, despite their best intentions. But the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation is asking those who write about science...
Blog entry | Jan 23 2014
We've all seen the recent news about yet another chemical in our food.  It's actually nothing new, since 4-MEI (4-methylimidazole) has been in cooked foods since we began using fire.  It is a byproduct of the normal heating and browning of foods and...
Article | Jan 21 2014
What is 4-MEI and where is it found? The compound 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI or 4-MI) is a byproduct formed in certain foods and beverages during the normal heating and browning process and possibly as a byproduct of fermentation.  It is a naturally...

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