Farsighted, nearsighted, and 20/20 all represent your vision identity. But where do you fall on the taste-scale? Scientists refer to three categories to describe your tasting ability: supertaster, medium-taster, or – oh my – a non-taster.
All About Flavors
What is flavor? Where does it come from? How do consumers know that the flavors contained in their foods and beverages are safe for consumption? What process does the industry enact to validate consumers’ apprehensions about the safety of flavors?
November 1, 2017
We know flavors and flavor ingredients can seem a bit confusing, and consumers are curious how these materials’ safety is evaluated. We’ve compiled a short list of common misconceptions and facts about FEMA and flavor safety. Check them out below.
Myth: Americans must rely solely on the food industry for the safety of flavors in food and beverages
Some consumers prefer foods containing natural ingredients. Other consumers base their food choices primarily on what their food tastes like regardless of the types of ingredients they contain. And many consumers make their food choices based on which foods give the best value for their cost. What do flavorings have to do with this?
FEMA provides education, training, information and resources necessary to navigate today's dynamic flavor industry. Click below and explore more.