Report highlights concerns over lupine; other food additives

A new report is raising concerns surrounding GRAS (generally recognized as safe) food additives, the controversies associated with how they are determined, and the barriers to regulating them.

In particular, a peanut-related legume called lupine, sometimes added in gluten-free products, is the main area of focus as it is often added without an allergen warning […]

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Peanut trial shows food safety relies on honor system – Star Tribune

Jurors at the nation’s first federal criminal trial stemming from a deadly outbreak of food-borne illness are […]