Food Ingredients, Natural Colors, Natural Flavors, Spices & Herbs

Listing of Color Additives Exempt from Certification

    U.S. Food and Drug Administration list of color additives that are exempt from certification.
FDA U.S.A
FDA U.S.A

Summary of Color Additives for Use in United States in Foods, Drugs, Cosmetics, and Medical Devices

Notice: This document is not intended to be used as a substitute for the regulations that list color additives for use in the United States and the conditions imposed on their use in food, drugs, cosmetics, and medical devices, respectively. These regulations are located in Title 21 of the Code of...
U.S. FDA
U.S. FDA

Food Ingredients and Colors

For centuries, ingredients have served useful functions in a variety of foods. Our ancestors used salt to preserve meats and fish, added herbs and spices to improve the flavor of foods, preserved fruit with sugar, and pickled cucumbers in a vinegar solution. Today, consumers demand and enjoy a...
International Food Information Council
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

NATCOL Position on the Definition of the term ‘Natural Colour'

There is an increasing consumer preference for the use of natural colours; however the average consumer is unable to determine the nature of a colour from the ingredient list on the food product without having clear information as to the type of colour used. The aim of this NATCOL (Natural Food...
NATCOL
NATCOL

Processing Cassava into Flour for Human Food

Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz.) is one of the most important cash crops in Thailand. It is planted in about 1.2 million hectares, producing 17.7 million mt each year. About 50- 60% of this production serves as a raw material for cassava chips and pellets. These are exported to be mixed into...
Jinnajar Hansethsuk
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center

Food Ingredients: Backgrounder

A holistic approach of what food ingredients are. Include descriptions of food additive, food colors, examples and regulations.
International Food Information Council
International Food Information Council