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EFSA provides further advice on performing 90-day feeding studies

Posted on: 10 October 2014 | Source: The European Food Safety Authority

The European Food Safety Authority presents further details on how to design and conduct a 90-day feeding study as part of an application to place a genetically modified organism on the market in the European Union...

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Arla Foods Ingredients leads calls for collaborative industry effort on food aid

Posted on: 8 October 2014 | Source: Arla

Arla Foods Ingredients has highlighted the need for a global industry push to ensure dairy ingredients are included as an integral part of emergency food programmes...

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Militants asked to ‘stop and think’ before damaging dairy industry

Posted on: 8 October 2014 | Source: Müller

A major UK milk processor has asked a group of militants to ‘stop and think’ before inflicting further damage to an industry already under severe pressure from steep falls in the value of commodities like cream and butter...


Rising demand for natural sweeteners

Posted on: 8 October 2014 | Source: Canadean

The concerns about obesity and related health problems plus sugar taxes in many countries have stimulated the market for non-caloric sweeteners...

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FSA checks for presence of soya in wheat flour

Posted on: 8 October 2014 | Source: The Food Standards Agency

The Food Standards Agency has started a sampling and testing programme at milling plants in the UK to test for the presence of soya in wheat flour...


Chiquita and Fyffes receive clearance from the European Commission for proposed combination

Posted on: 8 October 2014 | Source: Chiquita

Chiquita Brands International, Inc. and Fyffes plc announced that the companies have received clearance from the European Commission for their proposed merger transaction...

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Molson Coors names Frederic Landtmeters Managing Director of UK & Ireland

Posted on: 7 October 2014 | Source: Molson Coors Brewing Company

European Chief Commercial Officer to lead Brewer’s UK and Ireland Business...

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SABMiller CEO Alan Clark sets out long-term vision for superior growth

Posted on: 6 October 2014 | Source: SABMiller

At an investor seminar in London, Alan Clark, Chief Executive SABMiller plc, outlined the company’s long term strategy for growth, including plans to expand beer’s appeal in mature markets...

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VTT on a mission to develop new taste sensations for beer lovers

Posted on: 2 October 2014 | Source: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland was commissioned to analyse the bottles of beer salvaged from the 1840s shipwreck found near the Åland Islands in 2010. Living bacteria found in the bottles were subject to further tests to find out how the cells had survived for so long in the wreck...


ADM completes acquisition of WILD Flavors

Posted on: 2 October 2014 | Source: ADM

WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients business unit begins reporting Jan. 1, 2015...

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Endocrine active substances – EU publicly consults

Posted on: 2 October 2014 | Source: The European Food Safety Authority

The European Commission has launched an on-line consultation to help define criteria for “endocrine disruptors” as required by EU regulations on biocides and pesticides...

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The Coca-Cola Company adopts Equity Stewardship Guidelines

Posted on: 1 October 2014 | Source: The Coca-Cola Company

Guidelines extend the years shares will last under existing 2014 Equity Plan...


USL annual general meeting: Board appointments

Posted on: 1 October 2014 | Source: Diageo

Diageo today issued the following summary of the board appointments announced by United Spirits Limited ("USL") after its annual general meeting held on 30 September 2014...

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Paxo & Sharwood’s enter Frozen Vegetables & Accompaniments category

Posted on: 29 September 2014 | Source: Kerry Foods

October sees Kerry Foods enter the Frozen Vegetables & Accompaniments category with the launch of products from two of the nation’s favourite brands, Paxo and Sharwood’s...

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Mars, Incorporated announces leadership changes

Posted on: 26 September 2014 | Source: Mars

Mars, Incorporated announced that Todd Lachman, current President, Mars Global Petcare, has decided to leave Mars at the end of 2014...