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Europe: Researchers find seaweed specie a viable food preservative

Bladderwrack seaweed from Danish waters contains antioxidants, which can effectively prevent fatty acids from becoming rancid in a number of products. This is the...

Europe: Institutions release complimentary online course on food fraud

The Institute of Food Research’s Food Safety Centre and the University of East Anglia (UEA) have developed a complimentary online course via their partner,...

Europe: Lloyd’s Register buys food safety service provider

Lloyd’s Register (LR), the global engineering, technical and business services organization, has acquired Acoura, the UK’s leading compliance and safety specialists for the food...

Europe: RASFF system has helped to ensure food safety in the EU for 35...

Europe is more than ever reliant on its Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) to ensure that food meets some of the...

Americas: Multistate foodborne disease outbreaks sicken thousands, finds report

Multistate outbreaks cause more than half of all deaths in foodborne disease outbreaks despite accounting for 3% of reported outbreaks in the US, according...

Asia Pacific: PepsiCo Foundation opens 80th safe water station in India

The PepsiCo Foundation and Safe Water Network launched the 80th iJal, or safe water station, in Vennaram, a village of approximately 4,000 people in...

Americas: Be transparent, harness digital talk to manage food incidents, says Center for Food...

In today’s hyper-connected, digital communications environment, news of a food safety or fraud incident travels at the speed of social networking site Twitter. If unprepared,...

Europe: Food security, climate change on same agreement

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva welcomed the approval of the Paris Agreement, saying that "for the first time ever, food security features in...

Europe: TÜV SÜD holds webinar on food hygiene

TÜV SÜD will hold the second part of its webinar series - How safe is the food you serve? – Steps the hospitality industry...

World: RNCO’s study finds global food testing industry to grow

International trade has complicated the food production system and lengthened the food supply chain, resulting to the need for more insight into the safety...

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