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Asia Pacific: India gives product approval for Superba Krill oil

Aker BioMarine Antarctic AS, a supplier of krill-derived phospholipid omega-3 products, has received product approval for Superba Krill oil from Food Safety Standards Authorities...

Americas: Latin America, the Caribbean have advanced 92% towards World Food Summit goal

Latin America and the Caribbean have achieved 92% progress toward the World Food Summit goal of halving the total number of people suffering hunger...

Europe: Food bacteria show resistance to antimicrobial drugs, finds EFSA-ECDC report

Treatment options for some of the most common food-borne infections are decreasing, as types of bacteria (called ‘isolates’) continue to show resistance to antimicrobial...

Asia Pacific: BASF’s new anti-fake technology to tackle counterfeit crop protection products in China

BASF is introducing to China a product label that features an identification system it has developed with a local partner for local farmers to...

Americas: ConAgra Foods reaches negotiated resolution on 2007 peanut butter recall

ConAgra Grocery Products Company LLC and the Office of the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia and the Consumer Protection Branch...

Americas: Sigma-Aldrich facilities receive ISO certification

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation has received ISO 13485 certification for expanded quality assurance capabilities at its Dekalb and Barton facilities located in St. Louis, US. With the...

Europe: Avoid making misleading references in claims, plastics body tells additives producers

European Bioplastics (EUBP) says there has been increasing malpractice by producers of fragmentation additives for conventional plastics referring to the European standard for industrial...

Africa: Health authority uses green system to pasteurize milk

South Africa's Department of Health has endorsed ongoing studies of the use of SurePure's ultra-violet (UV) photopurification as an alternative to pasteurization for the...

Americas: NSF International releases guide on water filers

NSF International has published a consumer guide to water filters that it has tested and certified to reduce lead in drinking water. The guide also...

Americas: Sealed Air division partners on food safety systems

Sealed Air's division, Diversey Care partners with food safety management company iCertainty to allow customers to gain business insights for reducing food safety risk,...