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Americas: IBM, Cornell University partner on safe milk supply

IBM and Cornell University will use next-generation sequencing combined with bioinformatics designed to help reduce the chances that the global milk supply is impacted...

Europe: Setting international standards for booming food trade

Participation in the development of international food standards for trade is essential if countries are to reap the benefits of booming global trade and...

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...

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...

Americas: Doing food business under US laws

As the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) goes into effect in the US, it is essential for those governed by this regulation within the...

Asia Pacific: Flexco shares tips on getting out of sticky situations

Creative recipes and the use of sweet and sticky substances challenges food processors to ensure their conveyor belts remain clean and efficient. Mold prevention on...

Americas: Purdue leaders join Commission against food challenges

Three Purdue University leaders have joined The Challenge of Change Commission, which is comprised of 34 prominent university, government, non-governmental organizations, and business leaders....

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...

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...

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