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Americas: FDA approves health claims by Ingredion

The US FDA has approved a petition submitted by Ingredion, resulting in a qualified health claim that will enable food manufacturers to communicate the...

Americas: 3M solution found to be fast in testing for Salmonella

3M Food Safety today announced the results of a scientific study conducted by a third party ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory. Cost and time associated...

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...

Europe: Givaudan joins council on sustainability

Givaudan has joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a global organisation of over 200 businesses and partners working together to accelerate...

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: 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...

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