Yearly Archives: 2018

29 Oct

Marinalg Position on the Exclusion of Seaweed-Derived Hydrocolloids from REACH Registration

The European Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals Regulation, commonly referred to as REACH (Regulation 1907/2006/EC), places an obligation on European manufacturers and importers to register their products in order to continue production in or import into the European market. REACH registration does not apply to substances intended for use in food or feed

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14 Jun

Clarifying the confusion between poligeenan, degraded carrageenan, and carrageenan: A review of the chemistry, nomenclature, and in vivo toxicology by the oral route

James M. McKim, Jamin A. Willoughby Sr., William R. Blakemore & Myra L. Weiner Clarifying the confusion between poligeenan, degraded carrageenan, and carrageenan: A review of the chemistry, nomenclature, and in vivo toxicology by the oral route Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 59:19, 3054-3073 (2018)

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09 Apr

Marinalg Applauds USDA’s Decision to Keep Carrageenan in Organic Foods

Marinalg International, a global association representing manufacturers of seaweed-derived hydrocolloids, applauds the decision of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to keep carrageenan on the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances, thereby maintaining the integrity of the U.S. organic program and confirming carrageenan is essential to organic food production. USDA’s announcement concludes a nearly

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