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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...

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...

Africa: Health authority uses green system to pasteurize milk

South Africa's Department of Health has endorsed ongoing studies of the use of SurePure's ultra-violet (UV) photopurification as an alternative to pasteurization for the...

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...

Americas: FDA clears Innate potato varieties for consumption

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finds the first generation of Innate potato varieties is as safe and nutritious as conventional potatoes. The J....

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: Most food samples containing pesticide residue are within legal limits, says EFSA

More than 97% of food samples evaluated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) contain pesticide residue levels that fall within legal limits, with...

Asia Pacific: Indonesia approves 5 DuPont Danisco’s enzymes for use

Indonesia has recently approved five enzymes from the DuPont Danisco range of ingredients for bakery solutions. With this new regulatory approval, DuPont can now...

Europe: FAO reports stable food prices

Global food commodity markets are on a stable path for the year ahead, with solid production prospects and abundant stocks pointing to a broadly...

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...
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