With New Toolkit, Food Technologists Push Back On Additive Scrutiny

By Luke Zarzecki / March 29, 2024 at 9:30 AM
As states propose legislation to ban food additives like brominated vegetable oil, potassium bromate and Red Dye No. 3, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is defending the benefits of food additives and released an “educational toolkit” to address confusion. FDA is also aiming to ramp up its regulation of food additives to avert a patchwork of differing state regulations, though the agency’s funding levels for fiscal 2024 are likely to hold back the effort. In a statement on the...

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