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Europe: Report shows link between antibiotic use, resistance

The European Food Safety Authority, the European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are concerned about the impact of...

Asia Pacific: IOI Loders Croklaan Asia achieves compliance on responsible sourcing

IOI Loders Croklaan (IOILC) Asia says it has complied with the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (SEDEX) Registration and Supplier Responsible Sourcing Program on March...

Asia Pacific: India gives product approval for Superba Krill oil

Aker BioMarine Antarctic AS, a supplier of krill-derived phospholipid omega-3 products, has received product approval for Superba Krill oil from Food Safety Standards Authorities...

Americas: Sidel wins patent claims against US company

Sidel has for the third time enforced its intellectual property (IP) rights on the same key innovation. The patent claims made by Sidel against the...

Americas: USDA offers US$30M in grants to food businesses, entrepreneurs

The USDA is making US$30 million available to farmers, ranchers and food entrepreneurs to develop new product lines through the Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG)...

Asia Pacific: World Bank, Vietnam to finance initiatives

The State Bank of Vietnam and the World Bank have signed four credit agreements totaling US$507 million to support Vietnam’s priorities in sustainable agriculture,...

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...

Asia Pacific: GFSI, UNIDO to build food safety capacity in China

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) will collaborate on an initiative for food safety capacity building...

Asia Pacific: Cornell receives US$4.8M to develop GE eggplant in region

To strengthen capacity to develop and disseminate genetically engineered (GE) eggplant in Bangladesh and the Philippines, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has...

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...
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