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Asia Pacific: Devondale Murray Goulburn upbeat about dairy export to China with FTA

Australia’s dairy foods company Devondale Murray Goulburn (MG) has joined the Australian Dairy Industry Council in welcoming the announcement of the Australia-China Free Trade...

Americas: 3M Food Safety’s plate gets validation

The 3M Petrifilm Lactic Acid Bacteria Count Plate has been awarded AOAC Performance-Tested Method for a variety of foods. With this award, the...

Americas: 1,000 nonprofits honored in food guide

The James Beard Foundation, Food Tank and an advisory group of more than 70 food system experts, developed the second annual Good Food Org...

Asia Pacific: FAO calls for continued vigilance over avian influenza virus in poultry

A recently-emerged strain of avian influenza virus in poultry in Southeast Asia known as A(H5N6) represents a new threat to animal health and livelihoods...

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...

Americas: PositiveID’s chip detects E. coli in less than 20 minutes

PositiveID Corporation has successfully detected Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria on the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) chip of its Firefly Dx prototype handheld, real-time...

Europe: Mettler-Toledo enhances metal detectors

Mettler-Toledo Safeline has enhanced profile throat metal detectors and gravity fall systems for manufacturers to experience metal detection as a smoother, safer and less...

Asia: FOA releases labeling scheme for mountain products

FAO's Mountain Partnership and Slow Food have launched a voluntary product label for mountain goods that is meant to improve market access for small...

Europe: FSA asked by board to maintain current rules on sale of raw milk

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) Board has on July 23, 2014 asked for the FSA to maintain the current regulations controlling the sale of...

Americas: Neogen adds six tests to portfolio on drug residue detection in food

Neogen Corporation rolls out six tests to detect veterinary drug residues in food, which adds to four others introduced recently. The six new tests are...

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