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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: Shimadzu releases gas chromatograph

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments introduces the Nexis GC-2030 gas chromatograph (GC), allowing the user to remotely connect to the GC via PC or the operator’s...

Americas: Taxes affect soft drinks consumption, studies

While excise taxes to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages have not yet been enacted at the state or federal level in the US,...

Europe: Finland validates DSM’s antibiotic residue test for milk

A report by Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira has validated DSM Food Specialties’ Delvotest T antibiotic residue test for milk. Based on tests in the...

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...

Americas: Yogurt maker upgrades plant with US$14.4M

Ultima Foods is investing US$14.4 million to install a new drinkable yogurt production line and optimize operations at its Granby, Canadian plant. The yogurt...

Americas: Meal delivery service goes for IPO

Meal delivery service Blue Apron has filed an initial public offering or IPO, which is reportedly among the first in this trendy food segment....

Americas: Certain natural forms of vitamin K found in dairy products

Vitamin K, with its multiple forms, is among the lesser known nutrients. Scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging...

Europe: 25% of F&B products in Germany don organic claims

A quarter of all food and drink products launched in Germany in 2016 carried organic claim, the highest percentage globally, according to research from...

Asia Pacific: Most Japanese make purchase decisions based on on-pack health claims, DuPont tells...

Food products containing Bifidobacterium lactis HN019 from the DuPont Danisco range have been recorded with the Consumer Affairs Agency, Government of Japan, for Food...

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