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Americas: NattoPharma gets patent approval for vitamin K2

NattoPharma ASA has been awarded a patent that claims that MK-7 inhibits or reduces the incidence of age-related hardening of the arteries in individuals...

Europe: Institute ranks three foodborne diseases impacting Denmark

Campylobacter is the foodborne bacteria that contributes most to the burden of disease in Denmark, according to a study from the National Food Institute...

Americas: CDC reports findings on antibiotic resistance in foodborne germs

Antibiotic resistance in foodborne germs, an ongoing public health threat, showed both positive and troubling trends, according to data tracked by the Centers for...

Americas: Metal detector scans with five frequencies

Thermo Fisher Scientific releases a metal detection platform that rapidly scans up to five frequencies to help food and consumer goods manufacturers find ferrous,...

Americas: Corbion launches non-PHOs products ahead of time

Corbion has targeted January 2017 to provide non partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) replacements for its portfolio, including emulsifiers, mixes and bases. The company has...

Europe: Food security, climate change on same agreement

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva welcomed the approval of the Paris Agreement, saying that "for the first time ever, food security features in...

Americas: CDC adds module to pathogen library

With Bruker Corp., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently added a new module to MicrobeNet that allows laboratories to search...

Europe: Codex Alimentarius Committee sets new food safety standards in infant formula, rice

United Nations (UN) food standards body the Codex Alimentarius Commission has in this week adopted new standards to protect consumer health worldwide, including setting...

Asia Pacific: Use technology to beat food bugs, says SCIEX

The rise of new technology and modern eating habits has resulted in unprecedented diversification of the food supply chain, resulting in a wide range...

Americas: GLG submits GRAS notification to FDA for high-purity Rebaudioside C

GLG Life Tech Corporation has submitted a Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) notification with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its...
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