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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: FoodChain ID verifies 35,000th Non-GMO product

FoodChain ID has verified its 35,000th product for the Non-GMO Project’s Product Verification Program. The company says Non-GMO Project Verified is one of the...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra’s site named most energy-efficient in NZ

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority has named Fonterra’s Edendale site as the most energy-efficient dairy manufacturing site in New Zealand. The site has become...

Americas: Hygiena launches dairy testing system

Hygiena releases ZymoSnap ALP, an alkaline phosphatase (ALP) testing system that verifies pasteurisation efficiency in short shelf life dairy products within five minutes. It offers...

Europe: Bavaria awards Krones the OHRIS certificate for occupational safety

Krones has been awarded the Occupational Health and Risk Management System (OHRIS) certificate by the Bavarian state government for its commitment to occupational safety. An...

Americas: CDC adds module to pathogen library

With Bruker Corp., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently added a new module to MicrobeNet that allows laboratories to search...

Europe: Givaudan joins council on sustainability

Givaudan has joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a global organisation of over 200 businesses and partners working together to accelerate...

Americas: NSF International releases guide on water filers

NSF International has published a consumer guide to water filters that it has tested and certified to reduce lead in drinking water. The guide also...

Africa: Olam certified for water stewardship in Tanzania

Olam International has become the first agri-business globally to achieve the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard certification for its Aviv Coffee Plantation in...

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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