NEWS BITE: New IFIC Foundation Infographic Follows a Food Ingredient’s Journey to your Dinner Table

Many of us don’t often stop to think about how the ingredients in our foods came to be there, but for those who do, IFIC Foundation has produced a new infographic resource to help demystify the process and answer the question, “How did that get in there?”

The infographic provides key steps in a food ingredient’s journey to your dinner table, including the paths it can take to become either a food additive or a GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) ingredient.

This resource takes you step by step through the thorough process of determining an ingredient to be safe for use in foods and beverages, answering questions that come up along the way. Ingredients don’t have to be confusing or mysterious – take the journey! Access the resource here.

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