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Europe: Chicken, poultry products highest on recall list

Recalls of chicken and other poultry meats are at their highest level since 2002, according to a Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS report. This is despite poultry overtaking...

Europe: Germany’s love for traditional game meat

A TÜV SÜD survey examines how adventurous meat-eaters in Germany are when it comes to more unusual types of meat from animals such as...

Asia Pacific: Flavored milk gains foothold in India

Flavored milk products accounted for 43% of dairy drink introductions in India in 2016, up from 20% in 2012, according to Mintel Global New...

Americas: Chilled dairy alternatives threatens traditional products

There’s a battle brewing in the food and beverage industry, a regulatory skirmish in both Europe and the United States over dairy alternative marketers’...

Americas: More use natural preservatives in food, finds study

Food producer Oscar Mayer has replaced artificial preservatives in their hot dogs with celery juice, a natural source of the preservative sodium nitrite. A...

Asia Pacific: Healthy ageing, immunity important business trends

Cardiovascular health, digestive health, general wellbeing, healthy ageing, and immunity are the top five categories that businesses value the most, according to a survey...

Americas: Purdue food, energy program gets US$2.5M grant

A Purdue University-led program training students on producing sustainable food and electricity for populations through solar energy received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research...

Americas: Purdue graduates develop soy microbeads to replace plastic ones

A team of four Purdue graduates have developed SoyFoliate, a soy-microbead technology that could serve as an alternative to the recently banned plastic microbeads...

Europe: Report shows link between antibiotic use, resistance

The European Food Safety Authority, the European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are concerned about the impact of...

Americas: Dulled taste may prompt people to eat more, finds study

Cornell University food scientists have found that people with a diminished ability to taste food choose sweeter – and likely higher-calorie – fare. This...

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