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Americas: Build infrastructure, transfer knowledge for food safety, 3M

Each day, food safety issues gain more relevance and importance throughout Latin American countries. Meanwhile, global markets and international trade bodies are pushing standards and...

Americas: Researchers could remove sulfites from wine

Since the time of the Roman Empire, winemakers have added sulfites to preserve their products. Sulfites, a class of compounds including sulfur dioxide and...

Americas: Cactus pear a viable food, water source, FAO

During the recent intense drought in southern Madagascar, cactus proved a crucial supply of food, forage and water for local people and their animals....

Americas: Consumers are confused about whole grain, report

A study of over 16,000 people across the globe by Nestlé Breakfast Cereals reveals that there is significant confusion over how much whole grain...

Americas: “Sugar-glass” film uses viruses to kill germs in food

With antibiotic resistance on the rise, bacterial contamination of food is becoming more problematic. Scientists report that they have developed an antibacterial 'sugar-glass' coating...

Americas: Holista releases low GI noodles

Holista CollTech has developed a noodle formula certified to have a recorded Glycemic Index (GI) reading of 38 in independent tests conducted by Glycemic...

Americas: Blueberries may improve attention in children

Primary school children could show better attention by consuming flavonoid-rich blueberries, following a study conducted by the University of Reading. In a paper published in...

Americas: Odorants behind Wagyu beef’s aroma found

Renowned for its soft texture and characteristic flavor, Wagyu beef — often referred to as Kobe beef in the US — has become one...

Americas: Avery Dennison reports progress on going green

Avery Dennison Corporation in its 2014-2016 sustainability report has reported achievements towards its 2025 sustainability goals. They include: • A reduction of location-based absolute carbon dioxide...

Americas: Detecting food allergens on-the-go

Researchers have developed a portable allergen-detection system, including a keychain analyzer, for consumers on the go, reports the journal ACS Nano. Most people with food...
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