complete in January, Tate & Lyle’s Splenda facility in Singapore has begun
its 12-18 month ramp up to full capacity. The $300 million plant is the
company’s largest investment in Asia. Tate & Lyle also
operates a Splenda facility in Alabama.
one food recall after another making headlines, Congress appears intent on
beefing up federal government food inspection activities. The House Committee
on Oversight and Government Reform held a high profile hearing last month,
calling the current and past commissioners of the FDA before it to outline the
agency’s problems and offer prescriptions.
pet food contamination case isn’t closed yet. On April 6, FDA’s director,
Center for Veterinary Medicine, Stephen Sundlof told CNN news that “somebody
may have added melamine to the wheat gluten in order to increase what appears
to be the protein level.”