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Europe: Autogrill chain of restaurants, FAO to reduce food waste

Autogrill, which has motorway and airport restaurants in 30 countries, is partnering with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to...

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...

Europe: Firmenich’s French center achieves certifications

Firmenich's Naturals Center of Excellence in Grasse, France, has recently achieved fully integrated certification in Quality, Food Safety, Occupational Health & Safety and Environmental...

Americas: Arboris’ plant sterol ingredients certified non-GMO

Arboris says its plant sterol functional food ingredient, Protanica, has received non-genetically modified organism (GMO) verification from the Non-GMO Project, North America’s independent non-GMO...

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...

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: FDA approves health claims by Ingredion

The US FDA has approved a petition submitted by Ingredion, resulting in a qualified health claim that will enable food manufacturers to communicate the...

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...

Americas: Ardent Mills expands voluntary recall of flour products

Ardent Mills has voluntarily recalled certain brands of flour and flour products as requested by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). CFIA requested this expanded...

Americas: US association’s guide for restaurants on cyber security

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) in the US has released a guide entitled Cybersecurity 101: A Toolkit for Restaurant Operators on the basics of...