Press Release | Mar 25 2014
Note: The International Food Information Council is proud to support the Alliance to Feed the Future as a founding member. (Cross-posted here.) (Washington, D.C., March 25, 2014) —The Alliance to...
Article | Feb 24 2014
What is carrageenan and why is it used in food?  Carrageenan (“care-ah-gee-nun”) is a naturally-occurring food ingredient extracted from red seaweed. It is a starch-like product that has been used in...
Article | Feb 09 2014
You may have heard about azodicarbonamide (pronounced “az-oh-dye-car-BON-uh-mide”) and its use in fresh-baked bread products. Here’s what you really need to know about azodicarbonamide in bread....
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...
Article | Dec 30 2013
Fiber provides a number of health benefits, which makes it worthwhile to fancy up your diet with fiber. Here are the four most important facts you need to know about dietary fiber: What is it? Why is...

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