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Europe: LGC buys BRC Global Standards

LGC has acquired BRC Global Standards, a global provider of safety and quality Standards programs for food and non-food manufacture, packaging, storage, distribution and...

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...

Europe: Samples show pesticide residues in food in legal limits

inety-seven percent of food samples collected in the European Union are free of pesticide residues or contain traces that are within legal limits. The...

Asia Pacific: DSM seeks approval on alternative source of DHA

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions on an alternative source of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) for use in infant formula products...

Europe: TÜV SÜD ELAB releases voluntary test scheme

TÜV SÜD ELAB has developed a voluntary test scheme for companies to test the quality of their products tested at regular intervals by a...

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...

Asia: FOA releases labeling scheme for mountain products

FAO's Mountain Partnership and Slow Food have launched a voluntary product label for mountain goods that is meant to improve market access for small...

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...

Americas: Helping processors comply with FSMA

Fresh fruit and vegetable processors and small food companies are expected to have the most difficulty complying with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA),...

Europe: Sidel certified for being energy efficient

TÜV SÜD has awarded Sidel a certification for the energy consumption efficiency of the Sidel Matrix blower. It provides objective validation of the blower’s performance...

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