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Americas: Legal services provider launches guide for international manufacturers on US laws

International manufacturers entering the US market are often tripped up by consumer safety and liability laws that could derail a successful product launch. To help...

Europe: Lawmakers urged to make nutrition commitments

Lawmakers from around the world meeting in Rome, Italy, should to play their part in transforming into positive results the commitments to provide healthier...

Americas: Certain US retail delis tested positive for L. monocytogenes, finds researcher

Purdue University research shows that standard cleaning procedures in retail delis may not eradicate Listeria monocytogenes bacteria, which can cause a potentially fatal disease...

Europe: More unsafe food incidences go unreported, says WHO

On World Health Day 2015 in April 7, World Health Organization (WHO)/Europe estimates that levels of foodborne disease are much higher than currently reported...

Asia Pacific: SCIEX releases study that detects low levels of Pesticide 1080 in hours

SCIEX's application team is developing a new method for screening of monofluoroacetic acid (MFA), also known as ‘1080’. In 2008, a melamine milk scandal posed...

Europe: FSA says restrictions on raw milk should stay

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) Board says the current restrictions on the sale of raw milk should remain in place, following the conclusion of...

Europe: Cargill to use SonoSteam process to reduce Campylobacter levels in plant

Cargill will introduce the SonoSteam process at its Hereford primary chicken processing plant in the UK, as part of its farm-to-fork action plan to...

Europe: Symrise recognized for sustainable practices

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) awarded Symrise a 100 A rating, adding the company to the Climate A list. This rating recognizes Symrise in leading...

Europe: Organic food could be cheaper, finds report

External costs of conventionally produced food amount to US$700 billion for environmental degradation and to US$900 billion for social costs, according to a FAO...

Americas: New water-based additive optimized for food contact packaging

Emerald Specialties Group has launched Masil Ultra SL1000, a water-based, zero-volatile organic compound additive designed to improve slip and mar resistance in waterborne coatings...
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