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Europe: ISO releases new food safety standard

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) releases the new edition of ISO 22000 on food safety management systems aimed at all organizations in the...

Europe: Packaging needs to ‘speak’, said DLG

Consumer desire is a fundamental driver for change in the food sector as this has a direct influence on production processes and subsequent packaging,...

Americas: Junk food tax is viable, say researchers

A federal tax on junk food is both legally and administratively feasible, according to researchers at New York University (NYU) College of Global Public...

Asia Pacific: Outsmart outbreaks in Oceania, says 3M Food Safety

Australia and New Zealand have a rich history of agro-economic research and development anchored by strong public and private researchers and generally effective partnerships...

Americas: Building food safety harmony in Canada

The US is not the only country in North America that pushing forward with major food safety regulations. Canada, its northern neighbor, has been upping...

Europe: Listeria infections increase in vulnerable groups, EFSA

Listeria cases have increased among two groups of the population: people over 75 and women aged 25-44 (believed to be mainly pregnancy-related). This is...

Europe: Hydroxyanthracene derivatives in food concerning, EFSA

Some substances belonging to a group of plant ingredients known as hydroxyanthracene derivatives can damage DNA and may cause cancer, said European Food Safety...

Asia Pacific: Natural preservative for frying oils

Arjuna Naturals Extracts launches its natural preservative formulation for combating oxidation, thermal degradation, hydrolytic rancidity and extending the frying cycle of vegetable oils. The...

Asia Pacific: Vietnam sells state-owned beer companies, report

The Vietnamese government’s sale of a majority share in the two largest state-run breweries offers foreign brewers to take a stake in the country's...

Americas: Cactus pear a viable food, water source, FAO

During the recent intense drought in southern Madagascar, cactus proved a crucial supply of food, forage and water for local people and their animals....