Resources

Carrageenan & PES Fact Sheet

What is Carrageenan? What is PES? Why is carrageenan in my food?

Brief History of Regulatory & Scientific Determinations of Carrageenan

The safety of carrageenan has been upheld by scientific organizations and regulatory authorities worldwide.

Status Report on Measuring the Low Molecular Weight of Carrageenan

Latest update on the work of marinalg international to measure the molecular weight distribution of carrageenan and processed eucheuma seaweed.

How is Carrageenan Made?

More than 60,000 metric tons of carrageenan are produced each year with this rudimentary recipe you could follow in your own kitchen – no mysteries, no misnomers, and no blarney.

Marinalg’s Comments to the USDA National Organic Program

At 11:59 p.m. on June 3 the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Organic Program’s docket closed, and they ceased taking comments regarding a proposed rule to renew the listing of carrageenan without restriction as an allowed non-synthetic ingredient in U.S. organic foods.

Click the title above to view Marinalg’s comments submitted to the USDA National Organic Program.

Sample Generic Comments to the USDA

Submit electronically before June 3 at http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=AMS-NOP-11-0003.  Once the hyperlink is opened, click the button next to the docket for the sunset rule for ingredients. Confirm the docket reads AMS- NOP-11-0003; NOP-10-13PR, RIN 0581-AD13.

Click the title above for a sample comment to post to the federal register along with accompanying PDF.