Response to FSA industry guidance on the use of glycerol in ‘slush ice drinks’
The safe enjoyment of our products is paramount to everything we do.
We fully support the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and British Soft Drinks Association’s (BSDA) position and are implementing the industry guidance to ensure that ICEE can be enjoyed safely. We have also proactively reformulated our SLUSH PUPPiE and Starslush iced slush products to remove glycerol, as they are predominantly sold in venues popular amongst young children.
Please see BSDA industry statement below:
“We and our members have been working with the Food Standards Agency to support this guidance on the use of glycerol. Our members adhere to all current ingredient legislation including in relation to glycerol, which is authorized as an additive for use in the UK and Europe and has been used for a number of years by manufacturers of ‘slush’ ice drinks in order to stop the product from freezing. We support this updated FSA communication for the benefit of consumers.”
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