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Americas: DuPont Nutrition & Health’s PCR Assay receives PTM certification

The AOAC Research Institute has certified the DuPont BAX System Real-Time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) Assay for Genus Listeria as a performance tested method...

Europe: EU rolls out new labeling rules

The new EU food labeling rules that came into effect this month will ensure that consumers receive clearer, more comprehensive and accurate information on...

Europe: More food manufacturers comply with regulations, lowers risk of recalls, finds report

Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS has revealed that there was a significant rise in food recall and notification occurrences across Europe during the final three months of...

Americas: 3M wins two 2015 Edison Awards

Two of 3M's technologies have been selected to receive a 2015 Edison Award, a global honors program highlighting excellence in creative innovation. The 3M True...

Americas: Sirane’s packaging receives Kosher-certification

Sirane has received Kosher certification for a number of its oven and microwave-ready cooking solutions, thereby meeting all Jewish dietary law requirements. The Kosher certificate,...

Americas: Novipax gets US food safety certification, expands production capacity

Novipax says all its five manufacturing facilities have received Level 2 recognition from the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Institute in the US. The US producer...

World: 100 cities join pact to fight hunger, improve nutrition

Cities have a key role to play in ending hunger and improving nutrition, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said recently, welcoming a commitment...

Europe: FAO, partners launch initiative to reduce food loss

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the CGIAR research program on Policies,...

Americas: NSF International expands reach into EMEA

NSF International is acquiring Euro Consultants Group (ECG), a food safety and quality service company based in Wavre, Belgium. ECG serves the markets in Europe,...

Americas: Food labels appear on personal care products, finds Organic Monitor

A growing number of ethical food labels are making their way to cosmetic and personal care products, says Organic Monitor. It finds almost 15% of...

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