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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...

Americas: Canadian approval of GE salmon egg production draws sharp criticism

The Center for Food Safety has denounced the Canadian government’s decision to approve commercial production of genetically engineered (GE) salmon eggs on Prince Edward’s...

Americas: Research suggests cranberries may enhance nutritional intake

Experts from policy, academia and industry convened during a satellite session at the American Society for Nutrition’s 2013 Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition...

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...

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: Australia approves Life Technologies’ food pathogen detection methods

The Australian Government, Department of Agriculture has approved Life Technologies’ MicroSEQ Real-Time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) workflow as an approved test method to detect...

Asia Pacific: Singapore holds conference on food safety

More than 70 countries, private companies, international organizations, trade associations, academic institutions, and non-governmental groups met in Singapore on December 11, 2013, for the...

Europe: Barry-Wehmiller acquires packaging firm in France, approaches $1.7B

Barry Wehmiller Companies, Inc., has acquired Arcil SA, a Paris-based supplier of packaging technology for the fresh dairy and food industry. The purchase, Barry-Wehmiller’s first...

Asia Pacific: Crown opens three beverage can facilities in China

Crown Holdings, Inc has officially opened and commercialized three of its Chinese facilities in Heshan (Guangdong province), Ziyang (Sichuan province) and Putian (Fujian province). “These new...

Europe: Celanese to sample reduced calorie beverages made with Qorus at...

Celanese Corporation and its food ingredients business, Nutrinova, presented to show visitors of Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) 2013 the authentic taste of its Qorus...