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Europe: DSM exhibits milk testing systems in France

DSM Food Specialties will present milk testing solutions for the dairy industry at the 30th edition of SPACE in Rennes, France, from September 13-16,...

Americas: GLG receives GRAS letter of no objection from US FDA for stevia extracts

The US FDA has issued Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) letter of no objection covering several high-purity stevia extracts by GLG Life Tech Corporation. The...

Americas: EFSA opines Addivant’s plastic antioxidant

Addivant's nonylphenol-free plastic antioxidant, Weston 705, has received a formal opinion from the European Food Standards Agency (EFSA). The formal opinion from EFSA has been...

Americas: Plains Dairy expands use of food safety platform ReposiTrak

Milk and dairy producer Plains Dairy is using ReposiTrak to share its food safety documents downstream with parent company, Affiliated Foods of Amarillo, as...

Americas: Colorcon’s organic coating receives Non-GMO verification

Colorcon’s Opadry NutraPure, certified organic coating is now Non-genetically modified organism (GMO) project verified. This verification is the latest achievement by the company in its...

Europe: University releases categories of food scares

The food sector is now a world market with products sourced from all over the globe to meet the growing demand of consumers for...

Europe: Detecting salmonella in pork meat twice as fast

A new method developed at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), halves the time it takes slaughterhouses to test for disease-causing...

Europe: Understand context on food classifications, says IFR

The International Agency for Research on Cancer's (IACR) announcement that processed meat is a cause of cancer, and that red meat is a probable...

Americas: FDA rejects tainted cilantro into US

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has an enormous task when it comes to assuring the safety of food imported from Mexico and elsewhere,...

World: G20 agriculture ministers to build food systems for food security, nutrition, says FAO

The Group of 20 (G20) agriculture ministers have committed to meet global food security and nutrition needs by building food systems that use natural...

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