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Americas: Shimadzu releases gas chromatograph

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments introduces the Nexis GC-2030 gas chromatograph (GC), allowing the user to remotely connect to the GC via PC or the operator’s...

Americas: Taxes affect soft drinks consumption, studies

While excise taxes to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages have not yet been enacted at the state or federal level in the US,...

Europe: Finland validates DSM’s antibiotic residue test for milk

A report by Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira has validated DSM Food Specialties’ Delvotest T antibiotic residue test for milk. Based on tests in the...

Asia Pacific: Most Japanese make purchase decisions based on on-pack health claims, DuPont tells...

Food products containing Bifidobacterium lactis HN019 from the DuPont Danisco range have been recorded with the Consumer Affairs Agency, Government of Japan, for Food...

Americas: Thermo Scientific releases solutions for quantitative workflows

Thermo Fisher Scientific releases two products for analytical laboratories to obtain high quality data from targeted quantitation applications in the environmental, food safety, pharmaceutical...

Asia Pacific: FSANZ recalls frozen berries

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has alerted consumers to a food recall of a frozen mixed berries product that is potentially linked to...

Asia Pacific: SCIEX launches technology to analyze food samples

SCIEX launches the SWATH data independent acquisition technology called MS/MSALL that allows the simultaneous and comprehensive identification and quantification of virtually every detectable compound...

Europe: EFSA approves creatine health claim

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has approved an ingredient claim filed by Creapure manufacturer AlzChem that states 'Daily creatine consumption can enhance the...

Americas: Ardent Mills expands voluntary recall of flour products

Ardent Mills has voluntarily recalled certain brands of flour and flour products as requested by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). CFIA requested this expanded...

Americas: Doing food business under US laws

As the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) goes into effect in the US, it is essential for those governed by this regulation within the...

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