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Europe: Tetra Pak tubular heat exchanger receives EHEDG certification

The Tetra Pak tubular heat exchanger equipment​ has received the EHEDG certification,​ meeting new standards. Tubular heat exchangers are used for the heating and cooling...

Europe: Co-create to produce products that sell, says BLC

Bunge Loders Croklaan (BLC) is offering reformulation solutions as food producers in Europe prepare to implement front-of-pack nutrition labels. For instance, the Sweetolin product is...

Europe: Olam shares on scheme that helps rice growers, supports consumers’ green ideals

Olam International is calling for retailers and food brands to back the new Sustainable Rice Platform-Verified (SPR-verified) Assurance Scheme and consumer pack label, which...

Europe: Research found detection method for gene-edited crop, Greenpeace

Greenpeace, some non-governmental organizations, non-GMO food associations and a food retailer, announced a public detection method for a gene-edited crop. The new research refutes claims...

Europe: FAO releases new policy guidance on trade and food safety

The COVID-19 pandemic will have an unprecedented impact on global and regional trade. According to the World Trade Organization, world merchandise trade in 2020...

Europe: Nestlé pumps effort into sustainable packaging moves

Nestlé is intensifying its actions to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025 and to reduce its use of virgin plastics...

Europe: Intertek, Roquette partner on shared audit program

Intertek and Roquette have released a shared audit program in France that allows food companies to evaluate the same supplier simultaneously through a third-party...

Europe: Chemometric Brain release cloud-based QC system

Chemometric Brain, a cloud-based software solution, has been launched as a unique quality control system based on a near infrared technology (NIR) to guarantee...

Americas: Intertek Alchemy releases free online course on safety amidst COVID-19

Intertek Alchemy has released a complimentary training course that trains food industry workers how to recognize symptoms, prevent transmission, and effective measures to mitigate...

Europe: Researchers found ways to find data from food quickly

Researchers from the National Food Institute have developed new methods, which make it possible to obtain more data from a food sample with lower...