Phosphates in Our World: Food and Non-Food Uses of Phosphates


This webinar was presented live on March 3, 2020.

Hosted by: The Phosphates Forum of the Americas, The International Food Additives Council

This live webinar explored the various uses and benefits of phosphates in both food and non-food applications while touching on the innovative ways phosphates are used to substitute other components in a myriad of products. Hosted by the International Food Additives Council and Phosphates Forum of the Americas, a team of experts discussed the different regulations regarding the food and non-food uses of phosphates, while touching on some of the myths associated with the ingredient and industry overall.

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Low-Calorie Sweeteners, Food Additives, and the Microbiome: What We Know Now

This webinar was presented live on October 1, 2019.

Sponsored by: The Calorie Control Council and the International Food Additives Council

Headlines claiming that certain foods and ingredients negatively impact the microbiome have almost become a regular occurrence. Five years ago, two studies that drove media coverage, and continue to do so – concluded that low-calorie sweeteners increase the risk for diabetes and obesity via their effect on the microbiome. But those headlines may be overstating the effect that certain ingredients have on our gut bacteria. This session will explore what we know now about measuring bacterial growth in the microbiome and the effect of specific ingredients using two new publications, particularly low-calorie sweeteners, on gut bacteria.

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