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Europe: No horse meat DNA in meat products found above threshold, says EU

The latest round of industry and European Union (EU) testing published on July 22, 2014 found no horse meat deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) in meat...

Americas: Baking institute approves two Menasha Packaging entities in audit

Menasha Packaging’s PrePrint facility and Folding Carton Group have been recognized by the American Institute of Baking (AIB) International after successfully completing its Good...

Europe: Codex Alimentarius Committee sets new food safety standards in infant formula, rice

United Nations (UN) food standards body the Codex Alimentarius Commission has in this week adopted new standards to protect consumer health worldwide, including setting...

Europe: Russia to amend rule to allow product images on packaging

The Federation Council in Russia is set to amend the Civil Code to grant the equal rights to manufacturers who wish to use product...

Europe: EFSA launches multi-annual program on International Scientific Cooperation 2014–2016

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched a multi-annual program on International Scientific Cooperation 2014–2016 that takes stock of the achievements and experience...

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...

Asia Pacific: Victoria Honey producer fined US$29,000 for product, origin misrepresentation on labels

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued three infringement notices to Basfoods (Aust) Pty Ltd for the sale of “Victoria Honey”. The company...

World: Probiotic ingredient obtains regulatory approvals in 60 countries with hard work and patience,...

Ganeden Biotech’s patented probiotic ingredient GanedenBC30 has obtained regulatory approvals in more than sixty countries throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America and...

Americas: Young children, pregnant and breastfeeding women should have more fish, say US authorities

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have on June 10, 2014 issued draft updated advice on...

Europe: DuPont receives probiotic health claim in Switzerland

Working with a major Swiss grocer, DuPont Nutrition & Health recently received approval from Switzerland’s Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) to market...

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