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FDA approves genetically engineered salmon for human consumption

FDA approves genetically engineered salmon for human consumption

Posted on: 20 November 2015

AquAdvantage Salmon is an Atlantic salmon that reaches market size more quickly than non-genetically engineered farm-raised Atlantic salmon...

Xylella fastidiosa

EC announces funds to boost research into Xylella fastidiosa

Posted on: 20 November 2015

Since October 2013, a strain of this bacterium is spreading in Apulia (Italy) in its ancient olive groves. The region provides much of the country’s olive oil exports to the world...


Retailers ‘getting to grips’ with campylobacter, says FSA

Posted on: 20 November 2015

The FSA has published the first set of results from its second year survey of campylobacter on fresh shop-bought chickens...


ConAgra Foods announces plans to split into two companies

Posted on: 19 November 2015

One company will comprise its robust consumer portfolio of diverse and leading brands and the other will comprise its foodservice portfolio of frozen potato products...


Fonterra sells its 50% stake in DairiConcepts to DFA

Posted on: 19 November 2015

Fonterra has decided to exit the partnership as it was considered to be a non-core component of its strategy...


Naturex to bring Barry Callebaut’s cocoa extract health claim to food supplements

Posted on: 19 November 2015

For a period of five years, Barry Callebaut is licensing its approved 13.5 EFSA health claim on cocoa flavanols for cocoa extract products to Naturex...


BENEO survey finds European consumers see sugar as a “friend and foe”

Posted on: 19 November 2015

New quantitative consumer research commissioned by BENEO shows that consumers perceive sugar as both a ‘friend and foe’ in their nutrition...


918 Coffee Co’s Coffe-Eco System attracts international recognition

Posted on: 18 November 2015

The Coffe-Eco System roasts coffee beans using the organic waste left over from the roasting and brewing process...


‘We hae meat’ lands £600k deal with The Co-operative

Posted on: 18 November 2015

The deal rounds off a hugely successful year for the firm, run by husband and wife team Alex and Carlyn Paton...


Lycored to showcase its ‘clean and clear’ ingredients at Fi Europe

Posted on: 18 November 2015

Lycored is offering food manufacturers the opportunity to harness the trend for 'clean and clear' with its range of Real Food Ingredients...


KHS’ 1-litre PET milk bottle wins award

Posted on: 18 November 2015

KHS has won a World Beverage Innovation Award - a prize awarded for innovative designs and products as well as outstanding quality in the beverage industry...


Fish fraud threat needs to be addressed, says Acoura

Posted on: 17 November 2015

Acoura’s Martin Gill warns that there needs to be greater focus on the growing threat of fraud in the fish supply chain...


Innova Market Insights announces its 2016 top ten food & beverage trends

Posted on: 17 November 2015

An overarching theme of Innova Market Insights list is the ‘clean eating’ trend, inspiring a back to basics approach in product development...


Study finds coffee drinking may lower risk of premature death

Posted on: 17 November 2015

In the study, researchers found drinkers of both caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee saw benefits, including a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease...


BRF expands food production at its Abu Dhabi plant

Posted on: 17 November 2015

The expansion of the plant will increase its annual food production to 100 thousand tons by the end of 2016...


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