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Americas: Corbion showcases food safety solutions in Atlanta show

Corbion will unveil a beta version of the Listeria Control Model for food safety and product shelf life extension at the 2017 International Production...

Americas: Merck buys food safety testing provider

Merck has bought food safety testing provider BioControl Systems Inc., whose rapid detection technology and third-party validated testing platforms complement Merck’s portfolio of instruments...

Americas: Associations release guidelines for handling probiotic items

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), a trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, and the International Probiotics Association (IPA) have...

Europe: University releases categories of food scares

The food sector is now a world market with products sourced from all over the globe to meet the growing demand of consumers for...

Europe: Campden BRI to support industry network to fight food fraud

The Food Industry Intelligence Network (FIIN) has chosen Campden BRI to provide technical and administrative support. Campden BRI will curate a database to collect anonymized...

Europe: Indicia Production buys safety solutions provider

Indicia Production, a company specializing in the manufacture of ready-to-use culture media and sterile liquid products, has acquired METIS Biotechnologies, a company that develops,...

Asia Pacific: Cargill wins award for green practices in Indonesia

Five palm oil mills at Cargill’s PT Hindoli (Hindoli) and PT Harapan Sawit Lestari (HSL) oil palm plantations in Indonesia were recently recognized for...

Middle East: Manufacturers brace for food colors labeling in GCC

From January 1, 2017, all foods and beverages containing the colourants Allura Red AC (INS 129), Sunset Yellow (INS 110), Azorubine / Carmosine (INS...

Americas: International Paper’s facilities certified by GFSI

International Paper's US facilities in Kenton, Ohio and Visalia, California have achieved food safety certification by exceeding the standards of the benchmarking procedures as...

Americas: Few consumers are aware of GMO law

Consumers in the US are now more informed about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the benefits of their use in producing food, but many...

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