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Europe: Linpac Packaging, Addmaster release bug-busting packaging for fresh meat

Linpac Packaging, and Addmaster, a supplier of performance additives to industry, have developed a range of trays and lidding films with built-in antimicrobial technology...

Europe: Mettler Toledo bags 2 wins in UK awards

Salford-based Mettler Toledo Safeline was named the runner-up for the Environmental Achievement Award, sponsored by CMR Consultants. This award recognizes the manufacturer that...

World: China brings dip in FAO Food Price Index

International food commodity prices continued to decline in August as ample supplies, a slump in energy prices and concerns over China's economic slowdown all...

Europe: Hanovia awarded for HR efforts

Ultra-violet disinfection specialist Hanovia has received Investors in People (IIP) accreditation pertaining to realizing the potential of its staff. To secure the accreditation, evidence was...

Europe: EFSA report finds dip in drug residues in food

Recent data on veterinary drug residues in animals and food shows 730,000 samples were reported in 2014 – a drop from the 1 million...

Europe: Tetra Pak joins COP21 pledge

Tetra Pak has added its name to the Paris Pledge for Action at COP21 to help tackle climate change. "Seeing so many business organizations, like...

Europe: Study finds what consumers look for on fish packages

Consumers state 'date of catch' of fish on packaging is important, with 66% of the 540 respondents described this as 'extremely important' or 'important'...

Americas: Lycopene seal to debut in the US

Lycored has developed a lycopene seal and will showcase it at SupplySide West 2016 from Las Vegas, US from October 6-7, 2016. Designed for use...

Americas: FoodChain ID releases program on non-GMO verification

FoodChain ID has announced a new 30-day guarantee for non-genetically modified organism (GMO) Project verification of low-GMO risk products. The program is offered at no extra...

Europe: COT publishes position paper on aspartame study

UK-based Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer products and the Environment (COT) has peered reviewed a double blind randomized crossover study of...

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