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Europe: IDF publishes update on dairy terms guidance

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has published an update to its Bulletin on the Codex General Standard for the Use of Dairy Terms, also...

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...