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Europe: Scientists studies ways to prevent germination of Clostridium botulinum bacteria

Scientists from the Institute of Food Research (IFR) have discovered genes that are crucial for the germination of Clostridium (C) botulinum bacteria, which may...

World: Croda’s sites in Brazil, India receive RSPO certification

Global speciality chemical company Croda says its manufacturing sites in Brazil and India have received certification from the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO),...

Europe: EC investigates regulatory compliance in Cargill’s acquisition of ADM

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the proposed acquisition of the industrial chocolate business of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)...

Europe: Chr. Hansen forms R&D consortium within human microbiome

Chr. Hansen has created a new research and development consortium and secured strain access and commercialization rights to strengthen its capabilities and gain access...

Americas: IFF lists achievements in sustainability report

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) has published its 2014 sustainability report that details the company’s continuing commitment to the Triple Bottom Line, with...

Americas: Menasha’s facilities receive GMP certification

The American Institute of Baking (AIB) International has accredited Menasha’s preprint and packaging facilities located in the US with Good Manufacturing Processes (GMP) audit...

Europe: Institutions release complimentary online course on food fraud

The Institute of Food Research’s Food Safety Centre and the University of East Anglia (UEA) have developed a complimentary online course via their partner,...

Europe: SGS accredited for BRC Agents & Brokers Standard

SGS is now an accredited Certification Body for the BRC Agents & Brokers Standard with trained auditors all regions of the world. Published in 2014,...

Americas: TraQtion tool alerts users on compliance in supply chain

NSF International's TraQtion has upgraded its cloud-based quality and compliance software. Formerly known as Aspirago, TraQtion now has a new, proprietary intelligent compliance engine that...

Americas: 3M releases detection test for E. coli O157

#M Food Safety launches the 3M Molecular Detection Assay 2 – E. coli O157 (including H7), adding to a line of next-generation tests which...

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