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Americas: Sigma-Aldrich facilities receive ISO certification

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation has received ISO 13485 certification for expanded quality assurance capabilities at its Dekalb and Barton facilities located in St. Louis, US. With the...

Europe: Tool for estimating vulnerability to food fraud

Wageningen University, RIKILT Wageningen UR and VU Amsterdam have launched the Food Fraud Vulnerability Assessment tool (FFVA) for companies to approximate their vulnerability to...

Europe: EFSA report finds dip in drug residues in food

Recent data on veterinary drug residues in animals and food shows 730,000 samples were reported in 2014 – a drop from the 1 million...

Europe: FAO to hold meeting on food prices

Agricultural commodity prices experienced a series of dramatic surges between 2008 and 2012, sparking food riots in several countries. While prices have become less...

Europe: Antimicrobial resistance remains high, finds EU report

Bacteria found in humans, animals and food continue to show resistance to widely used antimicrobials, states the latest report on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in...

Asia Pacific: China approves Kemin’s zeaxanthin for eye health

The National Health and Family Planning Commission of China has approved Kemin Industries' zeaxanthin as a New Food Material. The announcement offers manufacturers an exciting...

Americas: Baking institute approves two Menasha Packaging entities in audit

Menasha Packaging’s PrePrint facility and Folding Carton Group have been recognized by the American Institute of Baking (AIB) International after successfully completing its Good...

Asia Pacific: Devondale Murray Goulburn upbeat about dairy export to China with FTA

Australia’s dairy foods company Devondale Murray Goulburn (MG) has joined the Australian Dairy Industry Council in welcoming the announcement of the Australia-China Free Trade...

World: FAO boosts food security efforts in countries affected by Syria crisis

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is scaling up its support to Jordan and other countries in the Middle East...

Americas: Kraft Foods Group recalls product for possible metal pieces

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling approximately 242,000 cases of select code dates and manufacturing codes of the Original flavor of Kraft Macaroni &...
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