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Digital disruptors: How new marketplace concepts are challenging linear supply chains

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 14:49
Digital platforms are reinventing the linear supply chain and redefining how consumers, farmers, suppliers and food processors interact.

Experts try to simplify identification of risky STEC strains

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 13:52
A group of experts have developed criteria for categorising potential risk of illness severity from Shiga toxin/verocytotoxin-producing E. coli (STEC/VTEC).

Nestlé top for tackling nutrition issues - but all global firms need to improve

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 13:50
Nestlà is top for addressing the double burden of obesity and malnutrition, and while many firms have stepped up efforts, a "disappointing" number have too many unhealthy products in their portfolios, according to the Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI)

Focus on fun, convenience and nutrition to market 3D printed food

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 11:40
Focus on fun, convenience and the possibility for personalised nutrition in order to win over consumers to 3D printing, say researchers.

DNV GL buys stake in blockchain service provider VeChain

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 10:06
DNV GL has bought a minority stake in blockchain service provider VeChain to use the technology as part of a focus on transparency.

UK sets sugar reduction targets for juice and milk-based drinks

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 08:13
Juice and milk-based drinks are currently exempt from the UKâs sugar tax: but Public Health England has set out targets for sugar reduction in these categories â and says that progress will be taken into account when it reviews the milk-based drinks exemption in 2020.

British food firms fail on government's 5% sugar reduction target

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 14:22
UK food and drink manufacturers have fallen short of Public Health Englandâs 5% voluntary target for sugar reduction, achieving just 2% at the end of the first year.

Egg consumption ‘significantly’ cuts heart disease risk, study suggests

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 13:00
People who eat an egg a day could âsignificantlyâ reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), a new study suggests.

Skills gaps and labour major concern for manufacturers - BDO

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 12:54
Skills gaps and labour are a major concern ahead of Brexit for UK food and drink manufacturers, according to research by accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP.

Multi-country Hepatitis A outbreak potentially foodborne

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 11:35
Six EU countries have reported 42 confirmed and 50 possible hepatitis A cases in a potential foodborne outbreak.

France looks set to ban titanium dioxide

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 10:47
As France looks poised to ban titanium dioxide by the end of 2018, the government has praised âpioneeringâ manufacturers for voluntarily removing the colouring from food products.

Seven sick and four deaths in Swedish Listeria outbreak

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 13:39
Seven people have been sickened and four have died in an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes in Sweden.

Antifungal resistance could lead to ‘global food shortages’

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 13:00
Researchers warn that growing levels of resistance to antifungal treatments could result in disease outbreaks that hit global food security.

‘The familiarity factor’: Consumers want recognisable protein sources

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 12:00
As consumer interest in protein continues to grow food makers are working to differentiate themselves based on protein source. But, new research suggests, consumers are most accepting of proteins that are recognisable and familiar.

Italian firms spend millions on 'useless' law but government vows to keep origin labelling

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 12:00
Italy's increasingly exasperated manufacturers have spent millions conforming to a labelling law that breaches EU law - but the Ministry and the country's new coalition government have vowed to defend it.

Ellutia: Cannabis sector knows it needs to test but does not know where to start

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 11:45
The cannabis industry knows it needs to do testing but many do not know where to start, according to Ellutia.

Listeria tops INFOSAN cases in Q1 2018

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 14:50
INFOSAN was involved in 16 food safety events involving 106 countries in the first quarter of this year.

Recalls: E. coli, Hepatitis E and mycotoxins

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 11:22
Recalls and alerts were made by England, Ireland, Scotland, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Slovakia.

Recalls: E. coli, Hepatitis E and mycotoxins

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 11:22
Recalls and alerts were made by England, Ireland, Scotland, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Slovakia.

Nestlé to cut more sugar and salt in packaged foods to make children healthier

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 10:58
Nestlà will further reduce sugar and salt across its portfolio by 5% and 10% respectively by 2020 to make their products healthier for children.

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