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Europe: Verifying health claims, Tüv Süd

Pineapple stimulates circulation in the legs. Green tea helps the body to burn fat. Vitamins added to pumpkin-seed oil encourage hair growth. Before the Health...

Europe: Mettler Toledo bags 2 wins in UK awards

Salford-based Mettler Toledo Safeline was named the runner-up for the Environmental Achievement Award, sponsored by CMR Consultants. This award recognizes the manufacturer that...

Americas: Corbion launches non-PHOs products ahead of time

Corbion has targeted January 2017 to provide non partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) replacements for its portfolio, including emulsifiers, mixes and bases. The company has...

World: Cereal prices continue to rise, FAO

The FAO Food Price Index rose notably in January, led by sugar and cereals, even as global markets remain well supplied. The Index...

Americas: 3M Food Safety test kits certified by NF Validation

The next generation 3M Molecular Detection Assays for ­Listeria, Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella have been certified by NF Validation from AFNOR Certification. Earlier this...

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...

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