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Americas: Legal services provider launches guide for international manufacturers on US laws

International manufacturers entering the US market are often tripped up by consumer safety and liability laws that could derail a successful product launch. To help...

Americas: GLG submits GRAS notification to FDA for high-purity Rebaudioside C

GLG Life Tech Corporation has submitted a Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) notification with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its...

Americas: FDA approves health claims by Ingredion

The US FDA has approved a petition submitted by Ingredion, resulting in a qualified health claim that will enable food manufacturers to communicate the...

Europe: COT publishes position paper on aspartame study

UK-based Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer products and the Environment (COT) has peered reviewed a double blind randomized crossover study of...

Europe: The food systems of the future need to be smarter, more efficient, says...

Increasing competition for natural resource and emerging resource bottlenecks mean that global agriculture can no longer operate using a 'business as usual' approach –...

Americas: Sirane’s packaging receives Kosher-certification

Sirane has received Kosher certification for a number of its oven and microwave-ready cooking solutions, thereby meeting all Jewish dietary law requirements. The Kosher certificate,...

Europe: EFSA urges keener evaluation of food contact substances

European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA’s) experts recommend refining the safety assessment of substances used in food contact materials, including having a more comprehensive approach...

World: Global food import bill to reach a five-year low in 2015, says FAO...

International prices for agricultural commodities continued to decline in April 2015. Abundant inventories are poised to offset any pressure from the slight reduction in global...

Americas: Mixed definition on ‘natural’ on food labels, finds report

'Natural' foods convey a sense of wholesomeness, without additives, chemicals, and preservatives, to consumers, finds The NPD Group. On the surface, 'natural' and 'all natural'...

Europe: FSA proposes approach on serving rare burgers

UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published a proposed new approach to the preparation and service of rare (pink) burgers in food outlets. The increased...

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