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Europe: Survey finds mixed views on ‘organic’

Organic foods are selling better than ever before. In 2015, the sales they generated in Germany rose by about 11% compared to the previous...

Americas: Fast-cooking beans retain more nutrients than other varieties, researchers say

Beans are a versatile, inexpensive staple that can boost essential nutrients in a diet, especially for people in low-resource areas where food options are...

Europe: FAO report raises forecasts for cereal production, stocks

The FAO Food Price Index averaged 172.6 points in October, up 0.7% for the month and 9.1% from a year earlier, with the staple...

Europe: Region reports Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak

Seven countries have reported human cases of Salmonella Enteritidis between May 1 and October 12, 2016 (112 confirmed and 148 probable). Cases have been reported...

Europe: Corbion receives patent for vinegar powder

Corbion has been granted a European patent for its vinegar powder that covers a composition and process for producing the powdered vinegar, and...

Europe: Samples show pesticide residues in food in legal limits

inety-seven percent of food samples collected in the European Union are free of pesticide residues or contain traces that are within legal limits. The...

Asia Pacific: DSM seeks approval on alternative source of DHA

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions on an alternative source of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) for use in infant formula products...

Americas: Association finds flaws in study on RPCs

Corrugated box interest groups have actively used controlled laboratory studies and paid testimony to frame the use of reusable packaging as a less safe...

Asia: FOA releases labeling scheme for mountain products

FAO's Mountain Partnership and Slow Food have launched a voluntary product label for mountain goods that is meant to improve market access for small...

Europe: DSM’s antioxidant gets EU approval

DSM Nutritional Products has received European Union (EU) Novel Foods approval for resVida, a high purity trans-resveratrol. The ruling means resVida can be placed...

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