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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...

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...

Americas: Ganeden’s probiotics GRAS-approved for infant formula

Ganeden's GanedenBC30 (Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086) has received FDA generally recognized as safe (GRAS) certification for infant formulas, on top of previous certifications that...

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: Associations release guidelines for handling probiotic items

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), a trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, and the International Probiotics Association (IPA) have...

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...

Europe: Campden BRI to support industry network to fight food fraud

The Food Industry Intelligence Network (FIIN) has chosen Campden BRI to provide technical and administrative support. Campden BRI will curate a database to collect anonymized...

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