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Europe: Bioplastics have the potential for being truly sustainable, says EU

Bioplastics made from bio-feedstock, and reintegrated into the biosphere as a nutrient, or recycled together with conventional plastic, have a potential for being a...

Asia Pacific: Adhesives and sealants market to Grow with CAGR of 4.4% by 2018

The market for adhesives and sealants is being driven a rising trend in various end user segments to use eco-friendly or green adhesives and...

Europe: FSAI advises against any further folic acid food fortification

At the International Conference on Homocysteine at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), a representative from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) said there would...

Asia Pacific: DuPont HOWARU probiotics found to reduce antibiotic side effects

A study to investigate the ability of a probiotic formulation to reduce potential gastrointestinal side effects of antibiotic treatment has found significant benefits from...

Asia Pacific: Rising milk production costs continue to squeeze margins, says Rabobank

Higher average prices for globally traded dairy commodities have not necessarily brought higher average margins for milk producers, according to a new report from...

Asia Pacific: Beef supply to remain tight in 2014 with strong Asian demand, says...

The Rabobank Global Cattle Price Index has risen by 6% since June 2013, driven by lower-than-expected beef supply in the main exporting countries and...

World: Global poultry sector looks bullish in 2014, says Rabobank

The outlook for the global poultry sector in 2014 is generally bullish, driven by the tailwind of sharply lower feed costs and tight global...

Asia Pacific: Quarterly dairy pricing to remain high in 1H 2014 due to Chinese...

International dairy commodity prices strengthened from already high levels from in the three months to mid-December 2013 are expected to remain high at least...

Americas: More than half of US consumers are concerned about genetically-modified foods, says report

More than half of US consumers express some level of concern about genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). When asked to describe GMOs, many primary grocery shoppers are...

Americas: Researchers see more nutritional benefits in organic milk

A team led by a Washington State University (WSU) researcher has found that organic milk contains significantly higher concentrations of heart-healthy fatty acids compared...

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