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Pressure on McDonald’s to impose global antibiotics ban

Posted on: 12 August 2016

An online campaign asking for an antibiotics ban is putting pressure on McDonald’s to implement a global ban on products derived from animals treated with antibiotics.


Oxford Economics: 4,000 jobs at risk from UK sugar tax

Posted on: 11 August 2016

Macroeconomic and industrial forecasting experts Oxford Economics predict that the UK may put 4,000 jobs at risk in the introduction of a new sugar tax.


Robot chefs are here, and they’re cooking lunch

Posted on: 11 August 2016

Join food industry leaders to ponder what food processing will look like at the “Food Manufacturing 2030 Conference” at the National Centre for Food Manufacturing, Holbeach, UK on Thursday 13th October.


Hi Europe & Ni returns to Frankfurt: The right ingredient for innovation

Posted on: 11 August 2016

This year, the Health ingredients (Hi) Europe & Natural ingredients (Ni) trade fair, Europe’s leading trade fair for natural and healthy food ingredients, will be held in Frankfurt from 29 November until 1 December.


Gluten-free, vegan bread : Planet Organic launches Good Grain Bakery range

Posted on: 10 August 2016

Planet Organic launches new vegan bread range in the form of Good Grain Bakery.


EHEDG goes global: taking food hygiene principles worldwide

Posted on: 10 August 2016

In response to a significant increase in membership, the European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG) is broadening its international footprint.


FDA ruling strives to cut allergen recalls

Posted on: 10 August 2016

Mass food allergen recalls to be reduced by ruling that grants FDA new powers of safety inspection.

Brain health, the Mediterranean diet and the elderly

Brain health, the Mediterranean diet and the elderly

Posted on: 9 August 2016

According to a new US study, the Mediterranean diet may facilitate the fight against cognitive impairment and lead to an overall improved brain health.

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FAO seeks urgent funding to ensure Nigerian food security

Posted on: 9 August 2016

Urgent action is needed to provide farming and livelihood support to 385,000 people in parts of Nigeria's northeast where food insecurity is rampant, FAO said today.


Coca-Cola Vietnam to face fine following inspection

Posted on: 8 August 2016

Following an inspection last month, Coca-Cola Vietnam are to face a hefty US$19,300 fine from the Vietnamese health ministry for contravening food safety expectations.


Alfalfa sprouts probable cause of US salmonella outbreak

Posted on: 8 August 2016

According to US authorities, alfalfa sprouts represent the likely cause of 30 cases of Salmonella, with fingers currently being pointed at supplier Sprouts Extraordinaire...

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Nestlé, Ferrero and Mondelēz argue that share bags can be a part of portion control

Posted on: 8 August 2016

Three of the world’s leading confectioners have come out against critics that share bags explicitly contravene the industry’s push for portion-controlled products.

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New health app bridges the gap between nutrition and technology

Posted on: 8 August 2016

Spanish biotech company Monteloeder has signalled an exciting new era in nutrition with the launch of a new mobile health app that allows consumers to track the benefits of using its NutroxSun™ oral suncare formulation.

Fonterra ’s waste not, want not approach to wastewater

Fonterra’s waste not, want not approach to wastewater

Posted on: 8 August 2016

New wastewater treatment technology at Fonterra’s Edendale site is turning dairy waste into fertiliser that is helping local pastures flourish.

Problems rife at Special K as Kellogg plan ‘aggressive’ overhaul

Problems rife at Special K as Kellogg plan ‘aggressive’ overhaul

Posted on: 8 August 2016

Kellogg’s iconic but underperforming Special K brand has continued to undermine sales performances in the US snacks segment of the company.


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