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Americas: FDA to overhaul nutrition facts label

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced plans to overhaul the Nutrition Facts label on the back of packaged foods. The announcement...

Europe: Corbion receives patent for vinegar powder

Corbion has been granted a European patent for its vinegar powder that covers a composition and process for producing the powdered vinegar, and...

Europe: Institute finds most labs can detect, identify food viruses accurately

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark has tested how accurately reference laboratories from around the world are able to determine the identity...

Asia Pacific: Australia approves Life Technologies’ food pathogen detection methods

The Australian Government, Department of Agriculture has approved Life Technologies’ MicroSEQ Real-Time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) workflow as an approved test method to detect...

Americas: Digitizing food safety

iCertainty and Zebra Technologies Corporation release a mobile food safety solution that can be licensed by hospitality establishments worldwide. Leveraging Walt Disney Parks and Resorts’...

Europe: Ebola virus is not transmittable through food, says EFSA

There is no evidence that the Ebola virus can be transmitted through food in the European Union (EU), according to European Food Safety Authority...

Americas: Alliance releases new global cold chain directory

The Global Cold Chain Alliance has published the 2015-2016 Global Cold Chain Directory, which consists of the print publication, online directory and mobile app. The mobile...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra’s site named most energy-efficient in NZ

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority has named Fonterra’s Edendale site as the most energy-efficient dairy manufacturing site in New Zealand. The site has become...

Europe: UK, FAO to collaborate freely on food initiatives

The Department for International Development of the United Kingdom (DfID) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have signed an...

Americas: Purdue University showcases food safety technologies

Purdue University food safety researchers have developed a number of patented available technologies through the Office of Technology Commercialization that could provide more secure,...
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