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Asia Pacific: China, Denmark partner on food safety knowledge exchange

The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and the China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) have on April 25, 2014, signed a...

Europe: Glucose found to fuel Salmonella’s invasion into human bodies, say...

Certain strains of Salmonella bacteria such as Salmonella Typhimurium (S. Typhimurium) are among of the most common causes of food-borne gastroenteritis. Other strains of Salmonella...

Americas: Researchers found tequila plant a possible sweetener for diabetics

A sweetener created from the plant used to make tequila could lower blood glucose levels for people with type 2 diabetes and help in...

Americas: Honey is a new approach to fighting antibiotic resistance, say...

Honey could be a solution to the serious, ever-growing problem of bacterial resistance to antibiotics, said researchers. Medical professionals sometimes use honey successfully as a...

Americas: Better-tasting, reduced-fat desserts, dressings, sauces may be a reality, say...

Adjusting the calcium level and acidity could be the key to developing new better-tasting, more eye-appealing and creamier reduced-fat sauces, desserts and salad dressings...

Asia Pacific: Researchers show 3D modeling technology can help create food...

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) demonstrated its three dimensional (3D) mastication modelling in Melbourne, Australia on April 15, 2014. The modeling is...

Americas: Avery Dennison’s CleanFlake wins industry award

The Flexographic Technical Association presented its Environmental Excellence Award for Innovations in Sustainability to Avery Dennison Materials Group at FTA’s annual forum on April...

Americas: Tetra Pak uses bio-based plastic for carton packaging in Brazil

Tetra Pak says all of the packages it produces in Brazil are now using bio-based low-density polyethylene (LDPE). Combined with paperboard, the use of bio-based...

Americas: Entries open for the annual Label Industry Global Awards

The search is now on to find the label sector’s finest, as entries open for the 11th annual Label Industry Global Awards. This awards program...

Europe: BASF implements measures in Nutrition & Health division for competitiveness

BASF is implementing a series of measures within the Nutrition & Health division to strengthen the competitiveness of its Performance Products segment. The division bundles...