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Americas: Researchers use light to improve food safety

A team of researchers applies the use of light and other technologies to better the world’s health care, food safety, and biosecurity systems. Yong Chen...

Americas: IBM, Cornell University partner on safe milk supply

IBM and Cornell University will use next-generation sequencing combined with bioinformatics designed to help reduce the chances that the global milk supply is impacted...

Americas: Crown company releases pre-portioned ground coffee in a can

La Colombe Coffee Roasters and Crown Beverage Packaging North America release the MiniVault, a pre-portioned single-use can that delivers café quality ground coffee to...

Americas: PepsiCo incubates 8 brands

PepsiCo says eight emerging nutrition, health and wellness brands will join its first collaborative incubator program in Europe. Designed to support nutrition food and...

Americas: Nestlé USA supports startup scene

Nestlé USA partners with Rabobank and RocketSpace to support startups for the Terra Food + Agtech Accelerator program. Nestlé will collaborate with Terra and other...

Americas: Salmonella outbreak linked to hot peppers

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Anatum infections was detected in the US in June 2016. It involved 32 patients from nine states with illness onset...

Americas: Pack Expo gives back with scholarship program

The new Pack Expo scholarship program will provide US$30,000 annually to support the future packaging and processing workforce. Each year, six US$5,000 scholarships will...

Americas: Grain for making gluten-free beer

Beers made with Witkop teff grains may be a good alternative to traditionally brewed barley beers, reports Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Gluten-based sensitivities...

Americas: Researcher says food distribution is key to cure malnutrition

Malnutrition’s triple burden of undernourishment, deficiencies in vitamins and minerals, and over nutrition impacts millions of people around the world. Changes in the availability,...

Americas: Fabric checks on freshness of fruit

Florida International University (FIU) scientists have created a small strip of coated fabric for consumers to test the freshness of fruit. The research, published in...

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