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Europe: The food systems of the future need to be smarter, more efficient, says...

Increasing competition for natural resource and emerging resource bottlenecks mean that global agriculture can no longer operate using a 'business as usual' approach –...

Europe: UK authority releases report in food viruses

The Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food (ACMSF) has published its extensive review of viruses in the food chain. The report, which is...

Asia Pacific: Flexco presents splicing, precleaners at ProPak Asia 2015

Flexco, a light-duty endless splicing and fastener solutions provider, will present the new FGP Food Grade Precleaners and other conveyor solutions at ProPak Asia...

Europe: EFSA says acrylamide in food is a public health concern

European Food Science Authority’s (EFSA's) Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) have reconfirmed previous evaluations that acrylamide in food potentially increases the...

Europe: Q2 2015 Index shows drop in UK total recalls

The total recalls and notifications have decreased in the second quarter of 2015, with significant drops in both the consumer and automotive sectors, according...

Europe: Report finds considerably fewer resistant bacteria in broiler meat

Considerably fewer resistant extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) bacteria were found in Danish and imported broiler meat in 2014 compared with the year before. It is the...

Europe: Beneo’s inulin receive EU health claim approval

The European Union Commission has authorized a 13.5 health claim with proprietary use for Beneo's chicory root fiber inulin promoting digestive health - 'chicory...

Europe: Campden BRI, IFT launch exchange competition

Campden BRI and the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) have launched The Thesis Video Challenge that offers food technology post-graduate students around the world...

Asia Pacific: 2016 is the year of food safety, says 3M Food Safety

Access to safe food is a hot topic in the Asia-Pacific region, with no signs of cooling off. Across the region, but especially in...

Americas: Health Canada approves claims for natural extracts

Health Canada has issued approvals to Monteloeder for the use of eight health claims relating to two of its botanical ingredients. The authority has passed...

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