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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...

Europe: Corbion receives patent for technology

Corbion's new method for producing aqueous potassium lactate solutions, now patented in Europe, is simpler, and offers flavor, concentration and quality advantages over traditional...

Asia Pacific: Australian company, government partner on sustainable ingredients

Amyris and the Government of Queensland, Australia have announced a partnership to create a southeast hub of sustainable ingredients production for the rapidly-growing personal...

Americas: US law enforcers seized 4M pounds of product

The US Marshals Service seized more than four million pounds of product produced by Valley Milk Products LLC (Valley Milk) of Strasburg, Virginia, US...

Europe: Locally grown Danish produce contains fewer pesticides than imports, report

Danish consumers can ensure a diet containing fewer pesticide residues by choosing fruit and vegetable items that carry the national flag. This is the...

Europe: Amcor, Selinko launch anti-counterfeit packaging solution for wine

Amcor Capsules and object identification company Selinko have launched InTact, a high-quality connected overcap to protect wines and spirits against counterfeiting and fraudulent refilling. By...

Americas: Celanese files compliant over patent infringement

Celanese Corporation says the US International Trade Commission (USITC) has voted to institute an investigation into the unlawful importation into the US of certain...

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...

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