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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.


  • Nov 10

    Science Day 2021 – Packaging Ingredients

    November 10, 2021 8:00AM – 4:30PM

    Hear from experts on food and cosmetic packaging ingredients.

  • David Tonucci

    Vice President, Regulatory and Toxicology, Artemys Foods

  • Douglas Buhler

    Director of MSU AgBioResearch; Assistant Vice President of Research & Innovation
    buhler@msu.edu
    517-355-0123

  • George Smith

    Associate Director
    smithge7@msu.edu
    517-355-0123

  • Labels – Recognizing marketing labels

    Published on August 19, 2019
    In this series, we explore labels on our everyday products to understand the ingredients that we consume and use. In this post, we'll explore marketing labels.

  • Summer Cookout – Sunscreens

    Published on June 15, 2020
    Heard about sunscreen recalls? In this post, we revisit sunscreen ingredients and learn about what the sunscreen recall means for us.

  • Please Don't Panic Over the Chemicals in Your Mac and Cheese

    Published on July 14, 2017
    Another outsider perspective on phthalates in packaged food from Slate.

  • Packaging – Plastic Wrap

    Published on June 21, 2021
    In this series, we explore packaging ingredients. In this post, we look at the main ingredients that make up the food-safe plastic wrap we use at home.

  • Eat more seafood for your health right? Actually it's not that simple

    Published on May 20, 2017
    Keri Szejda, CRIS postdoctoral research associate at ASU, looks at the research and evidence associated with seafood and good health.

  • 101 Series – Placebo Effect

    Published on March 15, 2021
    We've discussed ingredients with purported health benefits that aren't supported by research, but why do these ingredients continue to sell if they don't work? In this post, we explore the connection between our brain and our body in the placebo effect.

  • Trace Contaminants & Residues – Packaging

    Published on July 27, 2020
    As we’ve discussed in prior posts, trace contaminants and residues can make their way into our food system. In this post, we’ll discuss the important role of packaging.

  • Flavors – Natural & Artificial

    Published on December 9, 2019
    What is flavor? In this series, we will explore different sources of flavors. In this post, we explore natural & artificial flavors.

  • Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals – Background

    Published on November 16, 2020
    Many of us have heard of endocrine disrupting chemicals. In this series, we take a look at endocrine disrupting chemicals found in our daily lives. In this post, we talk about the basics of our endocrine system and why it’s important to our health.

  • Chemicals – The ingredients of life

    Published on April 8, 2019
    When it comes to chemicals, it can be hard to untangle the facts from the fear (some of it necessary fear). In this series, we’ll explore the chemicals that make up our lives and the products we use.

  • Food Fears

    Published on September 11, 2017
    Michael Holsapple, Heather Dover and Mindy Hermann examine: "Are packaging claims such as "free from," "clean," "natural," and "organic" deterrents to healthful eating?"

  • Stimulants – Overview

    Published on September 28, 2020
    What do you know about stimulants like energy drinks, coffee, and more? In this series, we cover stimulant ingredients and the safety of stimulants.

  • Dog Food – Pulses Ingredients

    Published on October 14, 2019
    In this post, we’re exploring the safety of pulses ingredients found in dog food.

  • Summer Staple – Pectin

    Published on July 8, 2019
    As summer fruit season swings into full gear, let's take a look a summer ingredient that can help you enjoy summer all year long; pectin.

  • Vaccine Safety – Background

    Published on January 11, 2021
    In this series, we're exploring vaccines, the ingredients found in vaccines, and vaccine safety. In this post, we take a look at vaccines and how they work.

  • Busting the myth that all food additives are bad: a quick guide for label readers

    Published on August 27, 2017
    Emma Beckett shares her perspective on the use of chemical additives in food.