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Asia Pacific: Lupin added to allergen declaration list

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand has added lupin to the list of nine allergens that must be declared on food labels. Food businesses will...

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: PaperWorks releases green CRB options

PaperWorks launches coated recycled board (CRB) kraftback folding carton options under the MasterWorks Ultra 100 line. They include Kraftback (for general folding carton use), Kraftback...

Americas: Kemin’s spearmint extract gets self-affirmed GRAS status

Kemin Industries supplement ingredient Neumentix Phenolic Complex K110-42 has received self-affirmed Generally Recognized as Safe or GRAS status after a review of safety by...

Europe: Study finds what consumers look for on fish packages

Consumers state 'date of catch' of fish on packaging is important, with 66% of the 540 respondents described this as 'extremely important' or 'important'...

Asia Pacific: Vitafoods Asia exhibitors on SEA market, health & wellness sectors

The seventh edition of Vitafoods Asia will be held in Singapore from September 5 to 6, 2017. With lifestyle trends and changing consumer demand, what...

Europe/Asia: Universities, institutions partner on agro-food sector

The University of Porto, five European universities and eight institutions of Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar will partner to strengthen international collaboration and entrepreneurship in...

Americas: Perstorp’s plasticizer for food contact use

Perstorp has obtained opinion from an international law firm with food contact legislation knowledge that its Pevalen non-phthalate PVC plasticizer can be used in...

Americas: Canada recognizes GFSI-recognized certification program

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) says CanadaGAP has achieved full government recognition. CanadaGAP is a food safety program for companies that produce, handle and...

Americas: 3M Food Safety’s plate gets validation

The 3M Petrifilm Lactic Acid Bacteria Count Plate has been awarded AOAC Performance-Tested Method for a variety of foods. With this award, the...

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