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Americas: Intertek Alchemy releases free online course on safety amidst COVID-19

Intertek Alchemy has released a complimentary training course that trains food industry workers how to recognize symptoms, prevent transmission, and effective measures to mitigate...

Europe: Researchers found ways to find data from food quickly

Researchers from the National Food Institute have developed new methods, which make it possible to obtain more data from a food sample with lower...

Asia Pacific: Pastry products recalled in Singapore for possible milk allergen

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has directed a recall of a range of Spring Home TYJ Spring Roll Pastry products, Spring Home Samosa Pastry,...

Europe: Nestlé products to don nutrition labeling in 2020

Nestlé says it will use Nutri-Score nutrition labeling in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland, starting in the first half of 2020. It will...

Asia Pacific: FSANZ seeks public comments on label for alcoholic drinks

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is calling for public comment on the proposed design and implementation of a mandatory pregnancy warning label for...

Asia Pacific: 5G boosts factory efficiency, food safety

The second generation (2G) networks allowed us to send text messages, 3G provided faster access to the internet and 4G enabled uninterrupted streaming. Now,...

Europe: Taking high doses of vitamin D may decrease bone density, say researchers

A three-year study by researchers at the Cumming School of Medicine's McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health published in the Journal of the...

Europe: Mitigating risks, improving food safety with x-ray inspection

Driven by increasingly stringent regulations, headline-making recalls and an emphasis on building a stronger organizational safety culture, food safety remains a top priority and...

Americas: 3M system gets AOAC PTM certification

The 3M Clean-Trace Hygiene Monitoring and Management System for testing food or beverage manufacturing surfaces, has received AOAC Performance Tested Method (PTM) Certificate No....

Europe: FAO, GAIN to help SMEs bring improved nutrition to market

FAO and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) have agreed to enable inclusive and efficient agricultural and food systems, focusing on new approaches...