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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'...

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: EIT Food to transform region’s food sector

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has announced EIT Food as the winner of a pan-European competition on the Food4Future call. EIT...

Americas: Ardagh Group debuts LCBO-compliant 1.5 L bottle

Ardagh Group, Glass – North America debuts its 1.5L Bordeaux wine bottle, compliant with the Liquor Control Board of Ontario’s (LCBO) new lightweight glass...

Americas: Guar manufacturing process aids FSMA compliance

TIC Gums has released US-produced GuarNT USA that complies with two Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) aspects - Foreign Supplier Verification Program and Preventive...

Europe: EU faces rising antimicrobial resistance, warns authorities

Bacteria in humans, food and animals continue to show resistance to the most widely used antimicrobials, says the latest report on antimicrobial resistance (AMR)...

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...

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...

Asia Pacific: Eurofins opens food testing lab in Singapore

Food and feed testing company Eurofins Scientific has opened a laboratory in Singapore to serve the food and beverage industry in the region. Eurofins...

Europe: International standards for the use of antimicrobials in food production needed to avoid...

Significantly fewer resistant extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) bacteria were found in Danish broiler meat in 2013 compared with the year before. However, the occurrence of...

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