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Europe: Kerry Group achieves certification of milk suppliers

Kerry has become the first major milk processor to achieve 100% certification of its milk suppliers in Ireland under the Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme. Kerry...

Asia Pacific: Packaging chemicals-food risk is low, states study

A three-year project looking at the risk of chemicals migrating from packaging into food has determined that the chemicals investigated are not a concern...

Americas: X-ray system for safe frozen food production

Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection launches the Safeline X39 x-ray system for manufacturers of frozen-formed burger patties (beef, pork, chicken, fish and vegetarian) to meet retailer...

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...

Europe: Henkel releases documents for compliance work

Henkel releases Food Contact Statements (FCS) for its adhesive solutions, offering detailed information on the results of Henkel’s thorough risk assessment in Europe. They...

Americas: FDA nods claim on peanut allergy

The FDA has responded to a petition for a new qualified health claim that relates to peanut allergy. The claim states "for most infants with...

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...

Americas: 3M buys allergen test kit company

3M announced has acquired Elution Technologies, a US-based manufacturer of test kits that enable food and beverage companies to help ensure their products are...

Americas: Metal detector scans with five frequencies

Thermo Fisher Scientific releases a metal detection platform that rapidly scans up to five frequencies to help food and consumer goods manufacturers find ferrous,...

Europe: Firms use blockchain in combating food fraud

PwC highlighted that food fraud costs the global economy in excess of US$40 billion a year. This equates to an additional US$5 per week on...
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