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Europe: Setting international standards for booming food trade

Participation in the development of international food standards for trade is essential if countries are to reap the benefits of booming global trade and...

Europe: Raw pork is main cause of Hepatitis E infection

Consumption of raw or undercooked pork meat and liver is the most common cause of hepatitis E infection in the EU, said the European...

Europe: Study proves naturality of high-purity stevia leaf extract sweeteners

New research published in the International Journal of Food Science and Technology found steviol glycosides are not altered during the extraction and purification process...

Americas: Guar manufacturing process aids FSMA compliance

TIC Gums has released US-produced GuarNT USA that complies with two Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) aspects - Foreign Supplier Verification Program and Preventive...

Americas: Corbion’s polymer additives get Halal, Kosher certification

Corbion has been awarded halal and kosher certification for variants of its Pationic polymer additives product line. Part of an extensive range, the portfolio...

Americas: Waters unveils software to detect food fraud

Waters Corporation introduces its new LiveID Software for near-instantaneous, direct-from-sample measurement and classification of food products including meat and crops by Waters’ quadrupole, time-of-flight...

Europe: EFSA takes action against antimicrobial resistance

The European Commission releases its new EU action plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance – a growing threat that is responsible for 25,000 deaths in...

Americas: Hygiena launches dairy testing system

Hygiena releases ZymoSnap ALP, an alkaline phosphatase (ALP) testing system that verifies pasteurisation efficiency in short shelf life dairy products within five minutes. It offers...

Americas: Salmonella outbreak linked to hot peppers

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Anatum infections was detected in the US in June 2016. It involved 32 patients from nine states with illness onset...

Europe: Campylobacter to blame for most foodborne infections in Denmark

Campylobacter is to blame for more than 4,600 foodborne infections in Denmark. It remains the most common cause of foodborne disease, according to the annual...

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