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Europe: German company, hospital to develop human-milk-oligosaccharides to prevent Norovirus

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Germany will support the development of human-milk-oligosaccharides by Jennewein Biotechnologie for the prevention of Norovirus within...

Americas: FDA nods claim on peanut allergy

The FDA has responded to a petition for a new qualified health claim that relates to peanut allergy. The claim states "for most infants with...

Americas: Product verification emphasizes on safe processing, aids in consumer marketing, ChromaDex tells FNI

Sports nutrition supplier BPI Sports has contracted ChromaDex Corp for third-party verification of its protein products. Going forward, the ChromaDex Quality Verified Seal will be...

Americas: Scientific validation, product labeling key to assuring consumers of viable health products, Frost...

Dietary supplement products, as well as health and wellness items claiming to be natural have been sold freely online, especially in the US. With active...

Europe: Institute ranks three foodborne diseases impacting Denmark

Campylobacter is the foodborne bacteria that contributes most to the burden of disease in Denmark, according to a study from the National Food Institute...

Europe: FSA advises children against drinking raw milk

In the light of three separate incidents involving six cases of E.coli O157, including five cases in children, potentially linked to the consumption of...

Europe: Samples show pesticide residues in food in legal limits

inety-seven percent of food samples collected in the European Union are free of pesticide residues or contain traces that are within legal limits. The...

Americas: Keep incoming items, pathogens out of food processing areas, says Reusable Packaging Association...

Every year, more than 48 million people living in the US are stricken with food borne illness every year, according to the US Centers...

Did You Know: How to test organic food for pesticides?

As the saying goes, “You are what you eat”. A high school student in the US recently took this saying to a whole new level,...

Americas: Count plates get AFNOR certification

3M Food Safety says its 3M Petrifilm Rapid Aerobic Count Plates have received AFNOR Certification by NF Validation. The plates had previously received validation through...
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