October 6, 2014
IACM staff wrote a Letter to the Editor to Clinical Pediatrics in response to the recent Stevens et al articles on food color additives, stating that the publications were both invalid and misleading. View the full Letter here.
September 26, 2014
IACM member Sue Ann McAvoy has written an article, “Global Regulation of Food Colors” published in the September 2014 issue of The Manufacturing Confectioner. To view the article, click here.
August 27, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 27, 2014) – The International Association of Color Manufacturers (IACM) is pleased with the US Food and Drug Administration’s findings that all exposure estimates for FD&C colors are well below the acceptable daily intake levels previously identified by the FDA. The study estimated exposure for each FD&C color additive for the US […]
July 17, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 17, 2014) – The European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources Added to Food (ANS Panel) has raised its acceptable daily intake (ADI) to 4 mg/kg body weight per day for Sunset Yellow, a food color used in a variety of foods and certified in the US […]
May 8, 2014
Washington, DC, May 8, 2014 – Ensuring the safety of color ingredients used in the products consumers enjoy – and maintaining the public’s confidence in that safety – is the color industry’s primary goal. The International Association of Color Manufacturers (IACM), which represents both color manufacturers and consumer product companies that use color, understands that the […]
November 18, 2013
IACM will be featured in a cover story in the upcoming December issue of Ingredients Insight. Sarah Codrea, Executive Director, with assistance from member companies, contributed the piece to the magazine. An online issue of the magazine, which can be viewed here. The article, “A Bright Future” appears on pages 64 & 65.
May 8, 2013
The International Association of Color Manufacturers (IACM) is excited to announce the IACM Educational Webinar Series. In a series of three webinars, IACM will focus on a number of food color-related topics, including the labeling of ‘natural’ colors, the role of Codex in developing global color regulations, and the challenges industry faces to the safety […]
April 19, 2013
Link to Op Ed
August 3, 2012
Click here to view the Op-Ed by IACM regarding synthetic color additives in the August, 2012, Issue of CQ Researcher. Courtesy of CQ Researcher. Courtesy of CQ Researcher. Click here to read the full issue (CQ Researcher subscription required)
July 27, 2012
Contrary to published reports, 2-Methylimidazole (2-MeI), which was listed as known to the State of California to cause cancer effective June 22, 2012, is not present in caramel color. A National Toxicology Program (NTP) report utilized in the Proposition 65 determination included a statement indicating the presence of 2-MeI in caramel colors (December 2004; NTP […]