FAIA conference review: What’s Next for Food Additives & Ingredients? In the latest issue of Food Management Today magazine, there is a review of FAIA’s recent conference. The conference was well attended by delegates from across the food industry, as well as a sprinkling of Harper Adams’ students.
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FAIA reacts to consumer concerns about preservatives and other additives in food In the latest issue of Ingredients Insight magazine, FAIA reacts to consumer concerns about preservatives and other additives in food, and explains the vital role they play… Consumers have come to expect that the food they choose from the supermarket shelves will stay
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The latest issue of Nutraceuticals Now includes an article on FAIA… The battle to educate consumers is ongoing . . . tackling misconceptions and influencing legislation. It’s all in a day’s work for FAIA Ask the public at large what they think about E numbers, and the response will usually be that they’re ‘bad for