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FDA 101 : All you Need to Know

By | Cosmetic and Food Regulations | No Comments

If you have already sold products in the United States, you must know that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates all products containing more than one ingredient. FDA is the authority on product regulations for the internal and external safety of their consumers. They set up rules and make sure they are respected for all products sold within the United States of America and exported abroad.

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10 Global Trends Impacting the Food Industry

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When we talk about globalization and politics we often think of the impacts they have on our direct lives, concerning our jobs, education and direct future. But we often forget to think about some other impacts they have such as on our energy consumption, the news we hear and on industries, that are chosen to be highlighted over others such as choosing solar over coal. But today we are going to talk about an industry that impacts our everyday lives typically three times a day, the food industry.

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New in Cosmetics: Activated Charcoal

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The cosmetics industry is known for its innovative and “thinking outside the box” products. Latest in the cosmetics industry world has been the use of activated charcoal for whiter teeth and clearer skin, but what are the regulations on these products? What makes activated charcoal the new miracle for skin and dental health?

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Trending Now: Ancient Grains

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Although some trends show an increasing drive towards new and evolved products, other trends show the benefits of going back to foods used in the past. According to the National Restaurant Association’s 2017 Culinary Forecast, ancient grains are one of the most sought after items in the pantry. Although these have been popular for the past several seasons, the trend is becoming even more popular the rise in health and artisanal orientated diners.

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Without silicone, Without sulphates, Without parabens… The “Without” Phenomenon of Cosmetics

By | Formulation and Recipe Management | No Comments

Within the last few years, the “without” phenomenon in cosmetics has expanded significantly. Many brands of cosmetics have started openly displaying on the packaging of their products the following claims; without silicones, sulphates, endocrine disruptors, etc. So the question stands, Is this a marketing stunt for brands or is there a real security and benefit for consumers?

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