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Europe: UK rolls out labeling advice on fresh produce

Apples can last two weeks longer if consumers follow new official advice recommending the fruit is kept refrigerated. New logos are to appear on...

Europe: Antimicrobial resistance research wins award

Professor Frank Møller Aarestrup from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has been awarded the Nils Foss Excellence Prize 2017 worth EUR...

Middle East: Digitization, data “bury the food bug”, says Ecolab

The adoption of new technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) Big Data and Data Science will ensure food safety, improve sustainability and...

Asia Pacific: Improve diets urgently for undernourished people, report

The Asia-Pacific region, home to most of the world's undernourished people, needs urgent action to improve diets and reset its food systems which are...

Americas: “Sugar-glass” film uses viruses to kill germs in food

With antibiotic resistance on the rise, bacterial contamination of food is becoming more problematic. Scientists report that they have developed an antibacterial 'sugar-glass' coating...

Americas: Hanovia, Berson merge to form a company

Hanovia Limited and Berson Milieutechniek B.V., both part of Halma plc, have merged to create a new company providing ultraviolet (UV) disinfection systems. Both...

Americas: IFF joins global food initiative

IFF joins FReSH, a project of the World Business Council on Sustainable Development designed to improve the health of people and the planet by...

Asia Pacific: Water treatment system eradicates pathogens

A water disinfectant company has successfully eliminated Legionella from a South Australian hospital’s water supply using a pH neutral electrochemical solution, which can also...

Europe: Kerry Group achieves certification of milk suppliers

Kerry has become the first major milk processor to achieve 100% certification of its milk suppliers in Ireland under the Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme. Kerry...

Asia Pacific: Packaging chemicals-food risk is low, states study

A three-year project looking at the risk of chemicals migrating from packaging into food has determined that the chemicals investigated are not a concern...
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