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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...

Americas: Guar manufacturing process aids FSMA compliance

TIC Gums has released US-produced GuarNT USA that complies with two Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) aspects - Foreign Supplier Verification Program and Preventive...

Americas: Corbion’s polymer additives get Halal, Kosher certification

Corbion has been awarded halal and kosher certification for variants of its Pationic polymer additives product line. Part of an extensive range, the portfolio...

Europe: EFSA takes action against antimicrobial resistance

The European Commission releases its new EU action plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance – a growing threat that is responsible for 25,000 deaths in...

Americas: Salmonella outbreak linked to hot peppers

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Anatum infections was detected in the US in June 2016. It involved 32 patients from nine states with illness onset...

Europe: Campylobacter to blame for most foodborne infections in Denmark

Campylobacter is to blame for more than 4,600 foodborne infections in Denmark. It remains the most common cause of foodborne disease, according to the annual...

Asia Pacific: Lupin added to allergen declaration list

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand has added lupin to the list of nine allergens that must be declared on food labels. Food businesses will...

Americas: Taxes affect soft drinks consumption, studies

While excise taxes to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages have not yet been enacted at the state or federal level in the US,...

Europe: Finland validates DSM’s antibiotic residue test for milk

A report by Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira has validated DSM Food Specialties’ Delvotest T antibiotic residue test for milk. Based on tests in the...

Asia Pacific: Most Japanese make purchase decisions based on on-pack health claims, DuPont tells...

Food products containing Bifidobacterium lactis HN019 from the DuPont Danisco range have been recorded with the Consumer Affairs Agency, Government of Japan, for Food...

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