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Americas: Few consumers are aware of GMO law

Consumers in the US are now more informed about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the benefits of their use in producing food, but many...

Americas: Corbion launches non-PHOs products ahead of time

Corbion has targeted January 2017 to provide non partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) replacements for its portfolio, including emulsifiers, mixes and bases. The company has...

Americas: Be the first-mover with regulatory approvals, healthy partnerships

Algatech (Algatechnologies) has received Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) approval for its all-natural astaxanthin AstaPure to be used as a food ingredient. This approval makes...

Americas: Perstorp’s plasticizer for food contact use

Perstorp has obtained opinion from an international law firm with food contact legislation knowledge that its Pevalen non-phthalate PVC plasticizer can be used in...

Europe: Campden BRI offers accredited STEC testing service

Campden BRI’s Shiga toxin-producing E.coli or STEC testing service has been accredited to the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard by UKAS. The polymerase chain reaction or...

Europe: Using MAP to pack fresh meat

Over recent years, the range of fresh pre-packed meat available in the self-service areas of supermarkets has increased steadily. Today, pre-packed meat products hold...

Americas: FoodChain ID verifies 35,000th Non-GMO product

FoodChain ID has verified its 35,000th product for the Non-GMO Project’s Product Verification Program. The company says Non-GMO Project Verified is one of the...

Europe: Bürkert’s calibration and cleaning tool for sensor modules

Bürkert offers an Online Analysis System Type 8905 to measure parameters for producing drinking water. The modular system offers space for up to six sensor...

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: EU faces rising antimicrobial resistance, warns authorities

Bacteria in humans, food and animals continue to show resistance to the most widely used antimicrobials, says the latest report on antimicrobial resistance (AMR)...