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Raw drinking milk: what are the risks?

Posted on: 13 January 2015 | Source: The European Food Safety Authority

Raw milk can carry harmful bacteria that can cause serious illness. Implementing current good hygiene practices at farms is essential to reduce raw milk contamination, while maintaining the cold chain is also important to prevent or slow the growth of bacteria in raw milk...

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Arla Foods to ensure responsible approach to African markets

Posted on: 12 January 2015 | Source: Arla

Arla plans to grow in several African markets in the coming years, but this growth must be achieved in a responsible way that does not bring unintentional consequences for the local farming industry and its related communities...


Morning Foods sets new precedent with first major branded gluten free oats range

Posted on: 12 January 2015 | Source: Morning Foods

LEADING oat miller and manufacturing supplier, Morning Foods, has unveiled its new certified Gluten Free Oats range, bringing over 300 years of British family milling, quality and expertise into the Free From sector...

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What does the industry need from innovation, science and technology?

Posted on: 7 January 2015 | Source: Campden BRI

A new statement of what industry needs from science and technology has been published by Campden BRI...

Premier Foods

Premier Foods announces appointment of Richard Hodgson to the Board

Posted on: 7 January 2015 | Source: Premier Foods

Premier Foods is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Hodgson as a non-executive director with immediate effect...

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Mounting evidence demonstrates improved cognitive function from cocoa flavanol consumption

Posted on: 7 January 2015 | Source: Mars

It is normal for cognitive function to slightly deteriorate with age. Memory capacity begins to worsen, along with processing speed and the ability to form long-term memories...


R-Biopharm Rhône unveils new test for toxins in rice, bread and beer

Posted on: 7 January 2015 | Source: R-Biopharm Rhone Ltd

Innovative Scottish food safety company R-Biopharm Rhône has developed a new test for potentially fatal toxins which can be present in everyday foods such as rice, bread and beer...


Nactis Flavours completes its seventh acquisition, buying the Belgian firm Robertet Savoury from the Robertet Group

Posted on: 6 January 2015 | Source: Nactis Flavours

Nactis Flavours, an expert in aromatic raw materials, ingredients and flavours, has just completed a strategic operation to acquire Robertet Savoury, the Belgian subsidiary of the Robertet Group, the Grasse region's leading fragrance and flavours company...

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ADM and Unilever sign Joint Business Development Plan

Posted on: 6 January 2015 | Source: ADM

Archer Daniels Midland Company has signed a Joint Business Development Plan to continue to grow its relationship as an oils and fat supplier for Unilever in Europe, North America and Africa...


Nestlé boosts research into cutting-edge maternal nutrition and epigenetics

Posted on: 5 January 2015 | Source: Nestlé

Nestlé is to intensify its research in the field of epigenetics, the science of how eating behaviours and other environmental factors can affect your genes, health and that of your offspring, for future generations to come...

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Cow & Gate introduce ‘friends’ savoury vegetable pouches

Posted on: 19 December 2014 | Source: Cow & Gate

Quality foods range celebrate the importance of introducing vegetables at a young age, encouraging children to learn to love veggies for life...


Nestlé to open first Nescafé Dolce Gusto factory outside of Europe

Posted on: 19 December 2014 | Source: Nestlé

Nestlé has announced it will open a Nescafé Dolce Gusto (NDG) factory in Southeast Brazil in 2015...


EHEDG publishes new hygienic building guidelines for food production

Posted on: 18 December 2014 | Source: BLÜCHER

The European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG) has released a new set of guidelines on hygienic design principles for food factories...

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The Coca-Cola Company appoints Julie Hamilton as Chief Customer and Commercial Leadership Officer

Posted on: 18 December 2014 | Source: The Coca-Cola Company

Appoints Susan Gambardella as Executive Assistant to the Chairman and CEO...


Commission withdraws proposal for new EU seed law

Posted on: 18 December 2014 | Source: The European Seed Association

Presenting its much awaited policy priorities for 2015, the Commission also announced that it withdraws its proposal for a new EU seed law...