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  • Center for Research on Ingredient Safety

    The Center for Research on Ingredient Safety at Michigan State University (CRIS) is one of the few organizations in the world willing to tackle the hard questions about ingredient safety in our everyday products.


  • Vaccine Safety – Ingredients

    Published on January 18, 2021
    In this series, we're exploring vaccines, the ingredients found in vaccines, and vaccine safety. In this post, we take a look at vaccine ingredients and their function.

  • Digging Deeper – Sodium Aluminum Phosphate

    Published on September 21, 2020
    Are you familiar with the ingredient, sodium aluminum phosphate? Over the years, it's been identified by some as an ingredient that causes harm. This post explores this ingredient's safety to see if sodium aluminum phosphate poses a health risk.

  • Summer Staple – Quinine

    Published on July 22, 2019
    As summer heats up, let’s take a look at an ingredients in some of our favorite beverages; quinine.

  • 101 Series – Food Dye

    Published on February 1, 2021
    In this post, we explore food-safe dyes found in many products we consume daily.

  • New York Times Article Resembles Press Release

    Published on August 31, 2017
    Michael Stiles reviews a NY Times article on glyphosate that resembles a press release.

  • Should You Be Scared of Food Ingredients You Can't Pronounce?

    Published on September 25, 2017
    Dr. Michael Holsapple, Heather Dover, RDN, and Dr. Ruth MacDonald, RD, discuss food ingredients that are difficult to pronounce and the stigma attached to those ingredients.

  • COVID-19 – Cleaning vs. Disinfecting

    Published on March 23, 2020
    It’s easy to get overwhelmed with all of the information online, so we put together this post to help you safely clean and disinfect your home.

  • Trending – Potato Protein

    Published on May 10, 2021
    In our last post, we looked at soybean proteins used in artificial meats. However, there are more than one or two vegetable-based proteins used to create synthetic meat products. In this post, we take a look at potato protein.

  • Sweetener – Stevia & Monk Fruit Sweeteners

    Published on October 21, 2019
    In this series, we explore sweeteners. In this post, we cover the plant-derived calorie-free sweeteners stevia and monk fruit.

  • Everyday Toxicology – Digging Deeper, Detoxing Your Body

    Published on February 24, 2020
    Previously we've discussed how our bodies absorb, process, and eliminate ingredients we consume. In this post, we'll take a look at detoxifying our body and explore if we need expensive detox teas or other remedies to help support our health.

  • COVID-19: Food & Ingredient Safety

    Published on March 30, 2020
    As we’ve seen in recent weeks, our supply chain, especially our food supply chain, is paramount to keeping society fed and safe. But how do we know that food is safe from COVID-19?

  • Share your ideas!

    Published on October 26, 2020
    Have a blog post or research project you'd like to share? We want to hear from you!

  • COVID-19: Myth or Fact?

    Published on April 6, 2020
    There is a lot of confusing information around COVID-19 & the novel coronavirus circulating on the Internet & social media forums. In this edition, we separate the myths from the facts.

  • Stabilizers, Thickeners and Gelling Agents

    Published on May 1, 2017
    Heather Dover, research assistant at the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety, provides some commentary in this article by Kathleen Zelman featured in Food and Nutrition Magazine.

  • Norbert Kaminski named CRIS interim director

    Published on December 1, 2017
    Norbert Kaminski was named interim director of the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety at Michigan State University.

  • New director named for the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety

    Published on July 29, 2015
    Michael P. Holsapple has been named director of the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety at Michigan State University.

  • Are GMOs Safe?

    Published on August 15, 2018
    Exploring the safety of genetically modified foods.