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Americas: Honeywell’s refrigerant obtains US approval for vending machine uses

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved Honeywell's Solstice N40 (R-448A) refrigerant in applications ranging from stand-alone systems to commercial refrigeration. The EPA also...

Europe: TÜV SÜD holds webinar on food hygiene

TÜV SÜD will hold the second part of its webinar series - How safe is the food you serve? – Steps the hospitality industry...

Europe: EU faces rising antimicrobial resistance, warns authorities

Bacteria in humans, food and animals continue to show resistance to the most widely used antimicrobials, says the latest report on antimicrobial resistance (AMR)...

Europe: Leaders launch network for managing food crises

Authorities have launched a new network to achieve joint global food-security assessments and joint responses to food crises, including those related to phenomena such...

Europe: EFSA awards duo for app

Loana Furcoi and Roberto Capuano have won first prize with 'EFSA to the people', an app that uses optical character recognition technology to perform...

World: Cereal prices continue to rise, FAO

The FAO Food Price Index rose notably in January, led by sugar and cereals, even as global markets remain well supplied. The Index...

Americas: FDA approves Addivant’s liquid antioxidant for food contact packaging

Addivant’s Weston 705 liquid antioxidant, the next generation of nonylphenol-free phosphite technology, has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...

Americas: Colorcon’s organic coating receives Non-GMO verification

Colorcon’s Opadry NutraPure, certified organic coating is now Non-genetically modified organism (GMO) project verified. This verification is the latest achievement by the company in its...

Europe: Barry Callebaut receives patent on reduced fat chocolate

The European Patent Office has awarded Barry Callebaut Group its patent EP 2 152 091 on reduced fat chocolate, enabling the company to broaden...

Americas: ConAgra Foods reaches negotiated resolution on 2007 peanut butter recall

ConAgra Grocery Products Company LLC and the Office of the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia and the Consumer Protection Branch...

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