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'Biscuits are utterly trivial but immensely powerful': Key messages from pladis’ annual biscuits report

Fri, 23/03/2018 - 12:41
After a slump in 2016, pladis reported that biscuits returned to growth in 2017 with a slew of innovative new product launches.

March NPD: Baking with cauliflower, eating avos on the move and packing in proteins

Fri, 23/03/2018 - 12:18
The free from, plant-based and protein packed trends are high on the list of consumer demands and producers around the globe are responding with innovative launches: BakeryandSnacks takes a look at what is hitting the shelves.

Nutella maker Ferrero discloses 116 palm oil mills

Fri, 23/03/2018 - 12:00
Ferrero has disclosed the locations of 116 palm oil mills across the globe, shortly after the publication of a report by environmental group Greenpeace.

Recalls: Arsenic levels, norovirus and defective packaging

Thu, 22/03/2018 - 11:27
Recalls and alerts were made by England, Ireland, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Germany and Austria.

Recalls: Arsenic levels, norovirus and defective packaging

Thu, 22/03/2018 - 11:27
Recalls and alerts were made by England, Ireland, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Germany and Austria.

SiccaDania acquires ACO

Thu, 22/03/2018 - 10:36
Danish company SiccaDania has acquired ACO-Service and ACO-Engineering activities.

Europe’s i3-food project reveals innovations set to enhance food production methods

Thu, 22/03/2018 - 06:00
The prospect of extending a productâs shelf life, improving food safety and enhancing its taste, took one step closer to fruition in a series of innovations outlined by an industry-academia consortium.

Will new EU measures make it easier to introduce novel foods?

Thu, 22/03/2018 - 06:00
A new regulation to clarify the status of novel foods is being introduced by the European Commission, which may help speed up time to market.

Boost to salmon farming leaves environment counting the costs

Thu, 22/03/2018 - 06:00
Plans to double production of salmon could have disastrous environmental implications, but an online tool could help drive more sustainable consumption.

Red and processed meat under spotlight again with links to liver disease

Thu, 22/03/2018 - 06:00
Red and processed meat consumptionâalready linked to cancer, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular diseaseâhas now been associated with a higher risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

HPS: Lab reports of Campylobacter up almost 10% last year

Wed, 21/03/2018 - 15:18
Laboratory reports of Campylobacter increased almost 10% in 2017, according to Health Protection Scotland (HPS).

‘Carb Blocker’: UK agency rules against Protein World product's name and social media ads

Wed, 21/03/2018 - 14:08
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that a tweet and Instagram post advertising Protein Worldâs âCarb Blocker Capsulesâ did not adhere to European nutrition health claims legislation â warning the company that the product name âCarb Blockerâ cannot be used in advertising.

WHO warns against trade ban after South African Listeria source identified

Wed, 21/03/2018 - 10:33
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against a blanket trade ban on South African meat as some countries suspended imports after identification of the Listeria outbreak source.

Oxford Nanopore R&D includes food safety sequencing tech

Wed, 21/03/2018 - 08:44
Oxford Nanopore has raised Â100m ($140m) to expand its product range including a device for food and water-safety surveillance.

Actions bring UK organic sector more in line with EU counterparts

Wed, 21/03/2018 - 06:00
According to the European Commission, the UK remained the only country to register a decrease of 30% in utilised agricultural area (UAA) for organic farming between 2010 and 2016.

EU approves €54bn Bayer-Monsanto deal

Wed, 21/03/2018 - 06:00
The European Commission has approved Bayerâs proposed acquisition of Monsanto, with the German pesticides supplier committed to selling off certain parts of its business as part of the agreement.

Can organic food capitalise on flagging confidence in the food industry?

Wed, 21/03/2018 - 06:00
Since the horsemeat scandal of 2013 there has been a steady stream of food scares and scandals, which has played neatly into the hands of organic food. Sales were up more than 11% in Europe at the last count, but is the sector making the most of growing mistrust?

How can manufacturers find successful routes to market for protein?

Wed, 21/03/2018 - 06:00
From expanding categories to new retail channels or an engaging brand story, three industry experts share how manufacturers can turn a protein ingredient into a successful product.

Public Analyst function to end at West Yorkshire lab

Tue, 20/03/2018 - 12:21
The public analyst function at West Yorkshire Analytical Services (WYAS) has stopped accepting samples and will close at the end of this month.

Greenpeace puts pressure on co's like Kellogg and PepsiCo to step up environment commitments

Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:21
Kelloggâs, PepsiCo and Kraft Heinz are among the companies listed by Greenpeace that are allegedly dragging their feet in eliminating Indonesian palm oil from their supply chains.


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