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Asia Pacific: Packaging chemicals-food risk is low, states study

A three-year project looking at the risk of chemicals migrating from packaging into food has determined that the chemicals investigated are not a concern...

Americas: FDA nods claim on peanut allergy

The FDA has responded to a petition for a new qualified health claim that relates to peanut allergy. The claim states "for most infants with...

Asia Pacific: China approves Kemin’s zeaxanthin for eye health

The National Health and Family Planning Commission of China has approved Kemin Industries' zeaxanthin as a New Food Material. The announcement offers manufacturers an exciting...

Americas: Be the first-mover with regulatory approvals, healthy partnerships

Algatech (Algatechnologies) has received Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) approval for its all-natural astaxanthin AstaPure to be used as a food ingredient. This approval makes...

Europe: EFSA improves scientific assessments

European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) Scientific Committee has developed three key methodological frameworks to improve the robustness, quality and transparency of the scientific assessments...

Europe: Report shows link between antibiotic use, resistance

The European Food Safety Authority, the European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are concerned about the impact of...

Asia Pacific: Australia, Singapore to collaborate in food industry

Singapore and South Australia representatives have signed an agreement to improve access to clean, green produce from Down Under and boost food innovation technologies...

Europe: Perstorp’s bioplastics gets food contact approval

Perstorp has acquired food contact use approval for its Capa for bioplastics product grades 6500D and the new 6800D. The Capa 6800D for bioplastics extends...

Europe: Setting international standards for booming food trade

Participation in the development of international food standards for trade is essential if countries are to reap the benefits of booming global trade and...

Europe: Raw pork is main cause of Hepatitis E infection

Consumption of raw or undercooked pork meat and liver is the most common cause of hepatitis E infection in the EU, said the European...
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