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Europe: Epax Ultra and Core concentrates now halal-certified, says FMC Corp

FMC Corporation’s Health and Nutrition division announces the Halal certification for all current Epax Ultra and Core concentrates manufactured in the FMC omega-3 facility...

Europe: FSA proposes approach on serving rare burgers

UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published a proposed new approach to the preparation and service of rare (pink) burgers in food outlets. The increased...

Africa: Drought threatens food supply in the region

With as little as 25% of expected rainfall received, widespread drought conditions in the Horn of Africa have intensified since the failure of the...

Europe: Avoid making misleading references in claims, plastics body tells additives producers

European Bioplastics (EUBP) says there has been increasing malpractice by producers of fragmentation additives for conventional plastics referring to the European standard for industrial...

World: G20 agriculture ministers to build food systems for food security, nutrition, says FAO

The Group of 20 (G20) agriculture ministers have committed to meet global food security and nutrition needs by building food systems that use natural...

Americas: Extending product shelf life with active and intelligent packaging

Thanks to their unique multi-functionality, active and intelligent packaging (A&IP) features are already in use for many consumer packaged goods. In particular, the food...

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...

Asia Pacific: Singapore eases restrictions on import of food from Japan

The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) is easing restrictions on food imports from Japan, including Fukushima prefecture with immediate effect, said Singapore...

Europe: SGS accredited for BRC Agents & Brokers Standard

SGS is now an accredited Certification Body for the BRC Agents & Brokers Standard with trained auditors all regions of the world. Published in 2014,...

Americas: Frutatrom receives product license in Canada

The Canadian Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) has granted Frutarom a product license for its Benolea cardiovascular health support ingredient. The ingredient supports cardiovascular health...
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