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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...

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...
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