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American Spice Trade Association Asks FDA to Include Spices in its Definition of “Healthy” Foods

The American Spice Trade Association (ASTA) submitted comments today to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting the agency include spices under its definition of “healthy” foods.  To view the full press release, click here.  To view comments submitted, click here. For media inquiries, please contact Laura Shumow, Executive Director at [email protected].

ASTA 2022 Regulatory Workshop

ASTA had a great Regulatory Workshop in Washington, DC! The workshop was offered in person and as a virtual live-streamed event. Look for highlights of the workshop, receptions and member messaging workshop in FYI ASTA and LinkedIn.  Attendees, please don’t forget to complete your survey – we want to know how we can make the […]

Spices 201 Open for Registration

The web series Spices 201 – Continuing Education on Spices for Industry Professionals offers a focused overview of top traded spices, including the spice profile, growing regions, harvest information, global production, processing, uses, consumption, quality and regulatory information. This series covers:• Part I – Garlic and Onion• Part II – Black Pepper• Part III – […]