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Europe: One drop of blood to test for food allergies

Fraunhofer researchers are developing methods to specifically and reliably detect allergenic substances in foods. In addition, they are helping to establish processes that reduce...

Europe: Apps could boost alcohol sales, says Canadean

The art of pairing food with alcoholic drinks, particularly wine, is a well-established and common practice. Mobile apps, however, are starting to offer a...

Americas: Tasting with the nose might be possible, study

Scientists may be closing in on a way to let consumers savor the sweet taste of cake, cookies and other culinary delights without the...

Asia Pacific: NZ’s UHT milk reaches China in 34 days

Consumers across China are getting a taste of the freshest imported ultra heat temperature (UHT) milk due to a Fonterra program aimed at delivering...

Europe: DNA shows food labeling accuracy

Mapping a food’s DNA could in the future be used as a tool to check that the product contains the ingredients stated on the...

Asia Pacific: Scientists in Singapore invent material that kills E Coli in 30 seconds

Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of A*STAR have developed a new material that can kill the E. coli bacteria within...

Americas: Silk keeps fruit fresh without refrigeration

Tufts University biomedical engineers have demonstrated that fruits can stay fresh for more than a week without refrigeration if they are coated in an...

Asia Pacific: Cornell receives US$4.8M to develop GE eggplant in region

To strengthen capacity to develop and disseminate genetically engineered (GE) eggplant in Bangladesh and the Philippines, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has...

Europe: Givaudan joins start-up accelerator as founding partner

Givaudan joins start-up accelerator, MassChallenge, which is expanding into Switzerland with members Bühler Group, Nestlé, Inartis Foundation and the Swiss Economic Forum. MassChallenge is active...

Europe: Plant pilot turns gases into baking powder

The Schwelgern coke plant (KBS), ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions and Berlin Technical University (TU Berlin) have installed a pilot plant on the works site of...

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