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USDA NOP Releases Final Rule Updating Colors Derived from Agricultural Products

April 4, 2019

The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Organic Program (NOP) published a final rule entitled National Organic Program; Amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (Crops, Livestock and Handling) in the Federal Register. The final rule amends the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List) based on a series of […]


Saudi/GSO Additives Permitted for Use in Food Stuffs

March 8, 2019

IACM submitted comments to the Saudi Food and Drug Authority on its updated technical regulation, Additives Permitted for Use in Food Stuffs Comments


2018 Executive Director Letter

December 20, 2018

The Executive Director’s Annual Letter for 2018 provides an overview of the year’s activities, assessment of the state of the association, and look to the year ahead.  Feel free to share with colleagues and customers who may benefit from involvement with IACM.


2018 Global Color Conference Photos

November 13, 2018

Click to view photos from the 2018 Global Color Conference.


Amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances

March 19, 2018

Agricultural Marketing Service’s request for comments regarding the Amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances IACM submitted comments to the AMS request for comments as they impact color extracts. Comments


2017 Executive Director’s Letter

December 13, 2017

The Executive Director’s Annual Letter for 2017 provides an overview of the year’s activities, assessment of the state of the association, and look to the year ahead.  Feel free to share with colleagues and customers who may benefit from involvement with IACM.


Philippines Revised Regulatory Guidelines

October 4, 2017

Revised Regulatory Guidelines Concerning Food Additives and Processing Aids IACM submitted comments to the Philippines FDA Comments


IACM at AOAC International

September 1, 2017

IACM staff and members are participating in a session chaired by Dr. Bhakti Harp of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration at the upcoming AOAC International 2017 meeting. The session will be Monday, September 25 at 3:30 pm and the Conference is in Atlanta, GA. More information about the Conference is available here. The session […]


IACM Session at IFT17

June 22, 2017

For everyone attending IFT this year – make sure to attend Session 097: New Research in Support of the Safety of Synthetic Colors! The session will be held Wednesday, June 28 at 1 pm in Titian 2201A and will feature talks from IACM’s Scientific Director Dr. Maria Bastaki, as well as IACM member Dr. George […]


IACM Confirms Safety of Color Additives

May 4, 2017

Dr. Maria Bastaki to Present Findings at IFT17 WASHINGTON (May 4, 2017) — The International Association of Color Manufacturers (IACM) recently released three studies that confirm prior assumptions that synthetic color additives are safe for human consumption. Founded in 1972 by color industry leaders as the Certified Color Manufacturers Association, IACM continues to be a […]


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