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Europe: Henkel’s webinar presenter shares on mineral oils in packaging

Henkel will be broadcasting a webinar on December 5, 2014 entitled ‘Everything you need to know about mineral oil components in food packaging adhesives’...

Americas: USP proposes documents into Food Chemicals Codex, introduces guidance on food fraud

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is proposing new monographs and introducing the Guidance on Food Fraud Mitigation to be included in its Food Chemicals...

Europe: Epax Ultra and Core concentrates now halal-certified, says FMC Corp

FMC Corporation’s Health and Nutrition division announces the Halal certification for all current Epax Ultra and Core concentrates manufactured in the FMC omega-3 facility...

Asia Pacific: Dematic launches Meat Buffer storage in Australia

Dematic has launched a new Meat Buffer storage and handling solution for Australia’s meat processing industry. While traditional meat shipping processes involve manual handling, increasing...

Europe: France donates US$55K for food safety efforts

The government of France is donating €50,000 (US$55,824.75) to the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) to help developing and least-developed countries establish and implement...

Europe: FSA proposes approach on serving rare burgers

UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published a proposed new approach to the preparation and service of rare (pink) burgers in food outlets. The increased...

Americas: Multistate foodborne disease outbreaks sicken thousands, finds report

Multistate outbreaks cause more than half of all deaths in foodborne disease outbreaks despite accounting for 3% of reported outbreaks in the US, according...

Americas: Report finds consumers eat too much salt

Nearly all Americans – regardless of age, race, gender or whether they have high blood pressure (hypertension) – consume more sodium than is recommended...

Americas: Genetic ID, Cert ID offer gluten-free verification program

Genetic ID NA and CERT ID have added gluten-free verification services to their portfolio of food safety and food quality testing and certification services....

Europe: Apricot kernels pose risk of cyanide poisoning

Eating more than one large or three small raw apricot kernels in a serving can exceed safe levels. Toddlers consuming even one small apricot...