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IDF Announces Updated Inventory of Microbial Food Cultures Demonstrated to be Safe

Date: January 14, 2019
Insights type: Press Releases
Subject Area: Food Standards, Nutrition & Health, Safety & Quality
Categories: Press Releases

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) today announced the publication of an updated inventory of microbial food cultures (MFC), which scientific studies demonstrate are safe for use in fermented foods. The inventory now identifies and catalogues 321 food cultures, 226 bacteria and 95 fungi that are found in the dairy sector as well as many other food products.

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