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Americas: Kemin’s spearmint extract gets self-affirmed GRAS status

Kemin Industries supplement ingredient Neumentix Phenolic Complex K110-42 has received self-affirmed Generally Recognized as Safe or GRAS status after a review of safety by...

Europe: Study finds what consumers look for on fish packages

Consumers state 'date of catch' of fish on packaging is important, with 66% of the 540 respondents described this as 'extremely important' or 'important'...

Asia Pacific: Vitafoods Asia exhibitors on SEA market, health & wellness sectors

The seventh edition of Vitafoods Asia will be held in Singapore from September 5 to 6, 2017. With lifestyle trends and changing consumer demand, what...

Europe/Asia: Universities, institutions partner on agro-food sector

The University of Porto, five European universities and eight institutions of Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar will partner to strengthen international collaboration and entrepreneurship in...

Americas: Perstorp’s plasticizer for food contact use

Perstorp has obtained opinion from an international law firm with food contact legislation knowledge that its Pevalen non-phthalate PVC plasticizer can be used in...

Europe: NattoPharma gets grant for 4-year research work

The Norwegian Research Council has awarded a grant to NattoPharma to fund a four-year project to document the effects of calcium metabolism in the...

Americas: Canada recognizes GFSI-recognized certification program

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) says CanadaGAP has achieved full government recognition. CanadaGAP is a food safety program for companies that produce, handle and...

Americas: 3M Food Safety’s plate gets validation

The 3M Petrifilm Lactic Acid Bacteria Count Plate has been awarded AOAC Performance-Tested Method for a variety of foods. With this award, the...

Europe: Testing finds 17% potato crisp products are high in acrylamide

About 17% of potato crisp varieties sampled from major retail food outlets in the UK have high levels of acrylamide, a known carcinogen, reveals...

Americas: 3M Food Safety holds webinars on FSMA

As the implementation deadlines for the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act or FSMA are going into effect for the food industry, 3M Food Safety...

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