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Titanium Dioxide Safe for Use as a Food Color

September 14, 2022

Read the latest on Titanium Dioxide from IACM and key government authorities when used as a food color and why the current science does not support a ban on its use as a color.   IACM Health Canada FSANZ United Kingdom  


2021 Executive Director Annual Letter

December 14, 2021

The Executive Director’s Annual Letter for 2021 provides an overview of the year’s activities and look to the year ahead.  Feel free to share with colleagues and customers who may benefit from involvement with IACM.


IACM Comments on TiO2 Safe Use as a Color

December 14, 2021

IACM provided comments in response to Europe’s draft commission regulation proposing to limit the use of titanium dioxide (E 171) as an additive for food in the European Union. IACM Comments


Global Color Conference Postponed Until Fall 2022

July 23, 2021

Due to the ongoing uncertainties related to COVID-19 and its impact on international travel, IACM has made the difficult decision to postpone the Global Color Conference until Fall 2022. Stay tuned for more details on the 2022 Conference, as well as virtual educational offerings for Fall 2021. Interested in participating in IACM’s meetings and events? Speaking and sponsorship opportunities are available! Contact Sarah […]


IACM at IFT 2021

July 12, 2021

IACM is sponsoring an on-demand session at IFT 2021, “Exploring the Use of Natural Colors to Meet Consumer Expectations.” IACM members will also participate in the LIVE session on Tuesday, July 20 at 2:30 PM CST entitled “How do bio-manufactured ingredients nutritionally and functionally compare to naturally occurring ingredients?


IACM Statement on Final OEHHA Report

April 16, 2021

Media Contact: Meredith Huddle [email protected] 202-293-5800  April 16, 2021  SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The International Association of Color Manufacturers (IACM), which represents both color manufacturers and consumer product companies that use color, believes that the safety of the food and drug supply is of paramount importance to all consumers, including children. IACM appreciates the ongoing need to conduct research into possible […]


Limited Number of GCC Speaker Opportunities Still Available

March 17, 2021

A limited number of speaker opportunities remain for the Global Color Conference taking place on November 16-18, 2021 at the Hilton Old Town Alexandria in Alexandria, VA. Please contact Sarah Codrea if you are interested in speaking at the event. Featured speakers will discuss innovations, market insights, and technical topics along with solution sessions featuring in-depth discussions on questions, […]


Membership News: Phytolon

March 8, 2021

IACM is pleased to welcome Phytolon to its membership as a new Associate member. Phytolon is a 2.5 year old company based in Israel that uses a fermentation-based technology to produce betalain-based natural food colors. Their main contact will be Halim Jubran, Ph.D., who is Phytolon’s CEO. We look forward to Phytolon’s involvement in the association. […]


2020 Executive Director Annual Letter

December 16, 2020

The Executive Director’s Annual Letter for 2020 provides an overview of the year’s activities and look to the year ahead.  Feel free to share with colleagues and customers who may benefit from involvement with IACM.


Comments to HHS Sunset Rule

December 4, 2020

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently published a proposed rule, entitled “Secure Updated and Necessary Statutory Evaluations Timely” (SUNSET). The stated intent of the proposed rule is to enhance the Department’s implementation of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA), which requires federal agencies to publish in the Federal Register “a plan for the periodic […]


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