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Asia Pacific: Australian diet is low in trans fat, says council

The announcement by the US Food and Drug Administration that there will be a three year phasing out of trans fats in the USA,...

Europe: Sustainable, nutritious food for all, says FAO

Leading figures in the global fight against hunger gathered at the Milan Expo, Italy, to celebrate World Food Day, marking the 70th anniversary of...

Europe: EC approves Ball’s takeover of Rexam

The European Commission has approved under the European Union Merger Regulation the acquisition of beverage can manufacturer Rexam by rival Ball, subject to the...

Africa: Authorities approve large soft drink operation

The South African Competition Tribunal has given the green light for The Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) merger parties - SABMiller plc, The Coca-Cola Company,...

Americas: FAO Food Price Index down slightly in July

The international prices for major food commodities saw a modest decline in July 2016, following five consecutive months of increases. The FAO Food Price...

Americas: Report finds overweight widespread among children, women

Obesity and overweight are on the rise throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, and are particularly prevalent among women and children, according to a...

Americas: Corbion’s polymer additives get Halal, Kosher certification

Corbion has been awarded halal and kosher certification for variants of its Pationic polymer additives product line. Part of an extensive range, the portfolio...

Asia Pacific: Thailand approves Dupont Danisco’s fermentates to preserve food

The Thai Food and Drug administration has recently granted regulatory approval to MicroGARD 100 and MicroGARD 200 as food protection ingredients by maintaining product...

Americas: GLG receives GRAS letter of no objection from US FDA for stevia extracts

The US FDA has issued Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) letter of no objection covering several high-purity stevia extracts by GLG Life Tech Corporation. The...

Europe: Cambridge Engineered Solutions expands overseas, receives halal certification for products

Cambridge Engineered Solutions says it has added new representatives in five countries to sell and service its metal conveyor belts, filtration and wire cloth...