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Europe: FAO food price index drops to four-year low

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ (FAO's) monthly food price index registered another drop in August, continuing a five-month downward run...

Asia Pacific: India forms committee to strengthen supply chain of food grains

The Food Corporation of India (FCI) will invite suggestions from the public and stake-holders on restructuring its key functions with a view to further...

Asia Pacific: Chr. Hansen receives Korea’s approval on probiotic health claim

Chr. Hansen’s health claim application related to the probiotic concept Urex, which contains the company’s Probio-Tec strains RC-14 and GR-1, has been reviewed and...

Asia Pacific: India honors FAO Director-General for Zero Hunger Program in Brazil

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Director-General José Graziano da Silva was named Doctor Honoris Causa by the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) and made...

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...

World: FAO says Ebola outbreak puts harvests at risk, sends food prices shooting up

Disruptions in food trade and marketing in the three West African countries most affected by Ebola have made food increasingly expensive and hard to...

Asia Pacific: Organisations to promote Certified Food Scientist certification to professionals in Australia

The Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) and the Institute of Food Technologists say AIFST will endorse and promote the Certified Food...

Americas: T.H.E.M.’s New Jersey facility receives SQF Level 2 certification

North American provider of single-use flexible packaging solutions company Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing (T.H.E.M.) says its Marlton, New Jersey contract manufacturing facility...

Americas: USDA, FSIS roll out new rules for safe poultry products

The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has on July 31, 2014 announced that poultry companies will have to...

Asia Pacific: Korea approves poultry imports from the Philippines

The Republic of Korea (ROK) has given the Philippines access to its US$300 million market for fresh frozen chicken. The Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency...
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