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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...

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...

Americas: Campbell Soup Company supports mandatory GMO labeling

Campbell Soup Company has expressed support for the enactment of federal legislation to establish a mandatory labeling standard for foods derived from genetically modified...

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: SIG carton packs to don FSC logo

With a global network of cardboard suppliers who are certified according to the criteria of the ForestStewardship Council (FSC), from August 2016, 100% SIG...

Americas: DuPont’s system receives AOAC-RI certification

The AOAC Research Institute (AOAC-RI) has approved a method extension of Performance Tested Method #030502 to include the latest DuPont BAX System X5 PCR...

Europe: Perstorp’s packaging material deemed as food safe

The key monomer in Perstorp’s Akestra thermoplastic copolyester has been added to (EU) 10/2011 by the European Commission as 'plastic materials and articles intended...

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...

Europe: Cambridge Engineered Solutions expands overseas, receives halal certification for products

Cambridge Engineered Solutions says it has added new representatives in five countries to sell and service its metal conveyor belts, filtration and wire cloth...

Europe: Sidel receives accreditation for safe practices

For the fifth year in succession, Sidel has been awarded accreditation for its commitment to achieving excellence in the management of health and safety...

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