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Europe: Testing finds 17% potato crisp products are high in acrylamide

About 17% of potato crisp varieties sampled from major retail food outlets in the UK have high levels of acrylamide, a known carcinogen, reveals...

Americas: 3M Food Safety holds webinars on FSMA

As the implementation deadlines for the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act or FSMA are going into effect for the food industry, 3M Food Safety...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra milk cans to have QR, traceability codes

Fonterra is using quick response (QR) codes as part of a program to track and trace ingredients and products electronically throughout the organization, from...

Europe: Hanovia awarded for HR efforts

Ultra-violet disinfection specialist Hanovia has received Investors in People (IIP) accreditation pertaining to realizing the potential of its staff. To secure the accreditation, evidence was...

Europe: Nutrition companies worry over health claims regulation, survey finds

Nutrition companies view stricter EU regulation as a greater challenge than the state of the global economy, new research has shown. Meanwhile, Brexit is...

Americas: Food claims do not indicate nutritional levels well, research finds

A new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found that simply making a low-content food claim on the label...

Americas: Count plates get AFNOR certification

3M Food Safety says its 3M Petrifilm Rapid Aerobic Count Plates have received AFNOR Certification by NF Validation. The plates had previously received validation through...

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...

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...

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...

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