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Europe: Coordinate to remain competitive, 3M Food Safety says

Food businesses and markets in Europe continued to experience disjointed supply chains and the use of different technologies last year. As in the past,...

Africa: Drought threatens food supply in the region

With as little as 25% of expected rainfall received, widespread drought conditions in the Horn of Africa have intensified since the failure of the...

Americas: Ganeden’s probiotics GRAS-approved for infant formula

Ganeden's GanedenBC30 (Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086) has received FDA generally recognized as safe (GRAS) certification for infant formulas, on top of previous certifications that...

Americas: Report finds overweight widespread among children, women

Obesity and overweight are on the rise throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, and are particularly prevalent among women and children, according to a...

Asia Pacific: New Zealand-Korea FTA bodes well for Fonterra

As New Zealand marks the one-year anniversary of its Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with South Korea, Fonterra Co-operative Group is gearing up to take...

Americas: Government-support salt reduction drives are effective, finds report

A new global study projects that a government-supported policy to reduce salt consumption would be highly cost-effective across the world. Based on costs and...

Europe: Campden BRI to support industry network to fight food fraud

The Food Industry Intelligence Network (FIIN) has chosen Campden BRI to provide technical and administrative support. Campden BRI will curate a database to collect anonymized...

Asia Pacific: Cargill wins award for green practices in Indonesia

Five palm oil mills at Cargill’s PT Hindoli (Hindoli) and PT Harapan Sawit Lestari (HSL) oil palm plantations in Indonesia were recently recognized for...

Middle East: Manufacturers brace for food colors labeling in GCC

From January 1, 2017, all foods and beverages containing the colourants Allura Red AC (INS 129), Sunset Yellow (INS 110), Azorubine / Carmosine (INS...

Americas: Few consumers are aware of GMO law

Consumers in the US are now more informed about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the benefits of their use in producing food, but many...

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