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Europe: EFSA approves creatine health claim

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has approved an ingredient claim filed by Creapure manufacturer AlzChem that states 'Daily creatine consumption can enhance the...

Americas: Ardent Mills expands voluntary recall of flour products

Ardent Mills has voluntarily recalled certain brands of flour and flour products as requested by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). CFIA requested this expanded...

Americas: Doing food business under US laws

As the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) goes into effect in the US, it is essential for those governed by this regulation within the...

Europe: NattoPharma gets grant for 4-year research work

The Norwegian Research Council has awarded a grant to NattoPharma to fund a four-year project to document the effects of calcium metabolism in the...

Americas: Canada recognizes GFSI-recognized certification program

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) says CanadaGAP has achieved full government recognition. CanadaGAP is a food safety program for companies that produce, handle and...

Europe: Testing finds 17% potato crisp products are high in acrylamide

About 17% of potato crisp varieties sampled from major retail food outlets in the UK have high levels of acrylamide, a known carcinogen, reveals...

Americas: 3M Food Safety holds webinars on FSMA

As the implementation deadlines for the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act or FSMA are going into effect for the food industry, 3M Food Safety...

Europe: Belgium approves marketing of Indian spice blend

The Belgian government has approved Arjuna Natural Extracts to market its proprietary Herbagut brand of herbal blend in the country. This notification is applied in...

Europe: Celanese sues 3 companies over patent infringement

Celanese Corporation has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Europe against three Chinese manufacturers of high-potency sweeteners, specifically Acesulfame Potassium (Ace-K). The complaints allege that...

Europe: Russia invests in FAO’s work on antimicrobial resistance

Russia is backing an FAO-led effort to promote food safety and prevent the spread of medicine-resistant 'superbugs' in food and on farms in five...

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