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Americas: Guar manufacturing process aids FSMA compliance

TIC Gums has released US-produced GuarNT USA that complies with two Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) aspects - Foreign Supplier Verification Program and Preventive...

Americas: Corbion’s polymer additives get Halal, Kosher certification

Corbion has been awarded halal and kosher certification for variants of its Pationic polymer additives product line. Part of an extensive range, the portfolio...

Americas: Waters unveils software to detect food fraud

Waters Corporation introduces its new LiveID Software for near-instantaneous, direct-from-sample measurement and classification of food products including meat and crops by Waters’ quadrupole, time-of-flight...

Europe: EFSA takes action against antimicrobial resistance

The European Commission releases its new EU action plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance – a growing threat that is responsible for 25,000 deaths in...

Americas: Hygiena launches dairy testing system

Hygiena releases ZymoSnap ALP, an alkaline phosphatase (ALP) testing system that verifies pasteurisation efficiency in short shelf life dairy products within five minutes. It offers...

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...

Europe: Campylobacter to blame for most foodborne infections in Denmark

Campylobacter is to blame for more than 4,600 foodborne infections in Denmark. It remains the most common cause of foodborne disease, according to the annual...

Asia Pacific: Lupin added to allergen declaration list

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand has added lupin to the list of nine allergens that must be declared on food labels. Food businesses will...

Europe: PolyU joins large-scale food fraud project

The Institute for Global Food Security at Queen's University Belfast will lead one of the world's largest food safety projects across Europe and China....

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...

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