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Americas: Randox Food Diagnostics offers ELISA test on shrimp, seafood products

A sharp rise in Oxytetracyclines residues within Asian seafood products has coincided with the development of a brand new test for the antimicrobial agent. Validated...

Asia Pacific: AB Sciex wins award for product innovation from market research firm

AB Sciex has received the 2014 Asia Pacific Mass Spectrometry New Product Innovation Award by Frost & Sullivan, which the latter tracks more than...

Europe: BPA exposure poses no health risks, finds EFSA

Bisphenol A (BPA) exposure poses no health risk to consumers of any age group (including unborn children, infants and adolescents) at current exposure levels,...

Americas: Researchers develop nontoxic antifreeze product from food additive

The sweet taste and smell of antifreeze tempts children and animals to drink the poisonous substance, resulting in thousands of accidental poisonings in the...

Asia Pacific: Thailand to hold Asia Cold Chain Show in July 2015

Asia Cold Chain Show (ACCS) will be held in Bangkok, Thailand from July 22 to 24, 2015. Organized by Manch Communications, the show will cover...

Asia Pacific: SCIEX shares on addressing food safety issues in the dairy industry

Milk is one of the most consumed foods globally, but also a problematic one in terms of food safety. Its rich-in-protein quality makes it as...

Europe: Denmark regulates fluorinated substances levels in food packaging

The Danish food authorities have introduced a guidance value on fluorinated substances in food packaging to reduce the use of these substances, which can...

Asia Pacific: SCIEX launches system for routine testing

CIEX launches the X-Series mass spectrometry (MS) platform that is fully-loaded with improved, easy to use software, methods and libraries custom-designed for targeted customer...

Americas: Cargill offers label-friendly alternatives for ingredients in bread

Following the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) 2015 ruling on partially hydogenated oils (PHO), Cargill Texturizing Solutions is offering bread manufacturers a replacement...

Europe: Japan donates to facility on food safety, health standards and trade

The government of Japan has contributed US$49,470 to the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) for its activities in 2015. STDF aims to help...
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