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Africa: Malawi gets US$22.6M for malnutrition among children, disease prevention causes

The World Bank has granted Malawi US$22.6 million just over half of which will be used to help curb acute malnutrition in under-five children...

Americas: IFF company’s 90 natural extracts are certified vegan

IFF-LMR, a subsidiary of International Flavors & Fragrances said its 90 natural extracts in its portfolio are certified vegan by the EVE (Expertise Vegan...

Europe: Amcor, Selinko launch anti-counterfeit packaging solution for wine

Amcor Capsules and object identification company Selinko have launched InTact, a high-quality connected overcap to protect wines and spirits against counterfeiting and fraudulent refilling. By...

Americas: Ganeden Biotech’s probiotic ingredient gains Mexico’s approval for use by food manufacturers

Ganeden Biotech’s GanedenBC30 (Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086) is now approved by the COFEPRIS (Comisión Federal para la Protección contra Riesgos Sanitarios: Federal Commission for...

Americas: Junk food tax is viable, say researchers

A federal tax on junk food is both legally and administratively feasible, according to researchers at New York University (NYU) College of Global Public...

Europe: FSA asked by board to maintain current rules on sale of raw milk

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) Board has on July 23, 2014 asked for the FSA to maintain the current regulations controlling the sale of...

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...

Europe: Nutrition companies worry over health claims regulation, survey finds

Nutrition companies view stricter EU regulation as a greater challenge than the state of the global economy, new research has shown. Meanwhile, Brexit is...

Americas: Food, Packaging colors facility gets SQF food safety certification

Emerald Specialties Group's facility in Ohio, US is certified to meet Safe Quality Food (SQF) level 2, a food safety plan benchmarked by the...

Asia Pacific: India forms committee to strengthen supply chain of food grains

The Food Corporation of India (FCI) will invite suggestions from the public and stake-holders on restructuring its key functions with a view to further...
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