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Americas: Food harvester Sesajal installs machines for pasteurization

Food safety solutions company RF Biocidics has sold machines to international food harvester and distributor Sesajal. The sale expands RF Biocidics’ global footprint in the...

Americas: Corbion launches non-PHOs products ahead of time

Corbion has targeted January 2017 to provide non partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) replacements for its portfolio, including emulsifiers, mixes and bases. The company has...

Europe: Bosch exhibits visual inspection machines in Geneva exhibition

Bosch introduces visual inspection systems at the Geneva Trade Fair for Quality Assurance, EPHJ 2015 from June 2 to 5. Originally, the application-oriented solutions and...

Europe: France donates US$55K for food safety efforts

The government of France is donating €50,000 (US$55,824.75) to the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) to help developing and least-developed countries establish and implement...

Americas: Food Safety ’15 series – If prevention is the main attraction, is US’...

It has now been more than four years since the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law by President Obama on January...

Americas: FDA wishes for reduced sodium levels in processed, prepared food

The US Food and Drug Administration issued draft guidance for public comment that provides practical, voluntary sodium reduction targets for the food industry. Average...

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: FSA commits to cutting down food waste

The Foods Standards Agency (FSA) has pledged its support to UK’s resource efficiency charity WRAP that brings together organizations from across the food system...

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...

Asia Pacific: Maggi Noodles are safe, says Nestlé India

Nestlé India has decided to take Maggi Noodles off the shelves nationwide in view of recent developments and concerns around the product that may...

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