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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...

World: F&B companies to phase out trans fat

Members of the International Food & Beverage Alliance (IFBA) have commitment to phase out industrially produced trans fatty acids (TFAs) in their products globally. They...

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...

Americas: NattoPharma gets patent approval for vitamin K2

NattoPharma ASA has been awarded a patent that claims that MK-7 inhibits or reduces the incidence of age-related hardening of the arteries in individuals...

Americas: FDA to overhaul nutrition facts label

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced plans to overhaul the Nutrition Facts label on the back of packaged foods. The announcement...

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...

Americas: 3M Food Safety’s solution deemed official method by body

The 3M Molecular Detection Assay 2 – Salmonella by 3M Food Safety has been approved for Official Method of Analysis by AOAC International. The validation...

Europe: Campden BRI recognised for food authenticity testing

Campden BRI has been included in the general proficiency section of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs UK Centres of Excellence in...

Europe: Using MAP to pack fresh meat

Over recent years, the range of fresh pre-packed meat available in the self-service areas of supermarkets has increased steadily. Today, pre-packed meat products hold...

Americas: Sensient’s ingredients receive Non-GMO status

Sensient Natural Ingredients has earned Non-GMO Project Verification for its California-grown garlic, onion and parsley. The Non-GMO Project offers North America’s independent verification for products...
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