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Americas: Interroll’s drum motor receives USDA equipment certification for food processing

Interroll says its asynchronous drum motor (models 113i, 138i, 165i and 217i) has recently gained approval from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) for...

Europe: Bavaria awards Krones the OHRIS certificate for occupational safety

Krones has been awarded the Occupational Health and Risk Management System (OHRIS) certificate by the Bavarian state government for its commitment to occupational safety. An...

Americas: AOAC approves Neogen’s food pathogen test

The AOAC Research Institute has approved Neogen Corporation's rapid and accurate test to definitively detect Listeria monocytogenes deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) in food and environmental...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra site receives new food safety certification

Fonterra Te Awamutu has become the first site in the world to be awarded the newly created Food Safety System Certification 22000 – Quality,...

Americas: Cactus pear a viable food, water source, FAO

During the recent intense drought in southern Madagascar, cactus proved a crucial supply of food, forage and water for local people and their animals....

Americas: USDA grants US$3M for improved plant health

The US Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced US$3 million in grants to mitigate crop losses by arthropods and...

World: China brings dip in FAO Food Price Index

International food commodity prices continued to decline in August as ample supplies, a slump in energy prices and concerns over China's economic slowdown all...

Europe: EFSA’s assessment on aspartame concludes sweetener is safe at current levels of exposure

Aspartame and its breakdown products are safe for human consumption at current levels of exposure, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concludes in its...

Americas: Legal services provider launches guide for international manufacturers on US laws

International manufacturers entering the US market are often tripped up by consumer safety and liability laws that could derail a successful product launch. To help...

Europe: FAO to open liaison office in Moscow

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will open a Liaison Office in Moscow, Russia in order to strengthen cooperation links...
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