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Americas: School meals have more fiber, less salt, finds CDC report

Most schools in the US are implementing healthy practices to help meet federal school meal standards by offering whole grains, more fruits and vegetables,...

Americas: Consumers appear unfazed by WHO study on health risks of eating foods, finds...

The World Health Organization study released in October 2015 showed a link between processed and red meat consumption and cancer raises the question, will...

Europe: FAO food price index drops in December 2015

Prices of major food commodities declined for the fourth year in a row in 2015, averaging 19.1% below their previous-year's levels. The dwindling global economy...

Americas: FoodChain ID verifies 35,000th Non-GMO product

FoodChain ID has verified its 35,000th product for the Non-GMO Project’s Product Verification Program. The company says Non-GMO Project Verified is one of the...

Asia Pacific: North Korea’s food production falls, finds FAO

North Korea's total food production - including cereals, soybeans and potatoes in cereal equivalent - is estimated to have fallen in 2015, the...

Asia Pacific: FSANZ releases recall plan template

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has developed a Food Recall Plan template to help food businesses manage recalls. CEO Steve McCutcheon said every food...

Europe: Key Technology releases belt-fed sorters

Key Technology introduces VERYX belt-fed digital sorters with highly innovative mechanical architecture, sustainable all-sided surface inspection, multi-sensor Pixel Fusion, the highest resolution cameras and...

Europe: TÜV SÜD ELAB releases voluntary test scheme

TÜV SÜD ELAB has developed a voluntary test scheme for companies to test the quality of their products tested at regular intervals by a...

Europe: Campden BRI to support industry network to fight food fraud

The Food Industry Intelligence Network (FIIN) has chosen Campden BRI to provide technical and administrative support. Campden BRI will curate a database to collect anonymized...

Europe: Mettler Toledo gives five-year generator warranty for machine range

Mettler-Toledo is offering an industry first, five-year generator warranty for all new x-ray inspection systems within the X-Series range, purchased with either a Standard...
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