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FDA food safety challenge to spur new technologies for fighting foodborne illness

Posted on: 24 September 2014 | Source: The Food and Drug Administration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is asking for potential breakthrough ideas on how to find disease-causing organisms in food – especially Salmonella in fresh produce...

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Making EFSA scientific opinions more transparent

Posted on: 24 September 2014 | Source: The European Food Safety Authority

New guidance from EFSA’s Scientific Committee will help to provide greater transparency in relation to data, methods and assumptions used in the Authority’s scientific assessments...

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British Government and Unilever join forces to help world’s poor

Posted on: 23 September 2014 | Source: Unilever

Unilever and the Department for International Development have formed a new partnership to create jobs, improve water and sanitation and develop sustainable supply chains in developing countries, Justine Greening said...

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Bombay Sapphire® returns historic Laverstoke Mill to its former glory

Posted on: 19 September 2014 | Source: BOMBAY SAPPHIRE®

Opens state-of-the-art gin distillery & world class visitor experience...

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SABMiller Namibia begins operations at its new brewery

Posted on: 19 September 2014 | Source: SABMiller

SABMiller’s first Namibian brewery has produced its inaugural brew, with bottles of Carling Black Label rolling off the packaging line...

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Partnership in Brazil to be strengthened

Posted on: 19 September 2014 | Source: Arla

Arla is strengthening its presence in the Brazilian market by announcing a shared ownership with its longtime partner, Brazil’s largest dairy company, Vigor Alimentos S.A...


Nestlé Mexico announces six-year investment to increase milk output

Posted on: 19 September 2014 | Source: Nestlé

Nestlé Mexico has announced plans to invest 700 million pesos (CHF 50m) over the next six years to increase milk production in the country...

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FDA announces cooperative agreement to implement national produce safety rule

Posted on: 18 September 2014 | Source: The U.S Food and Drug Administration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a new cooperative agreement with the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture related to the Food Safety Modernization Act...

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FSA annual science report published

Posted on: 18 September 2014 | Source: The Food Standards Agency

The Food Standards Agency’s Annual Science Report has been published...


Impact on gut microbiota of a fermented milk product containing probiotics revealed by new technology

Posted on: 17 September 2014 | Source: Danone

Scientists from INRA and Danone Nutricia Research have shown the effect of a fermented milk product containing probiotics on the gut microbiota, using a novel high resolution bioinformatics tool...

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Premier Foods strengthens focus on growth opportunities through key leadership appointments and new Business Unit structure

Posted on: 17 September 2014 | Source: Premier Foods

Premier Foods announces a reorganisation of its commercial structure creating three new Strategic Business Units to strengthen focus on its major growth opportunities and develop more agile ways of working following the successful conclusion of a new capital structure earlier this year...

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Merlin Entertainments Plc and Coca Cola Great Britain announce new sponsorship agreement for The London Eye

Posted on: 17 September 2014 | Source: Coca‑Cola Great Britain

Merlin Entertainments plc, Europe’s leading visitor attractions operator, and Coca‑Cola Great Britain, announced an exciting new commercial partnership...

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Century Foods International employees achieve zero waste to landfill

Posted on: 16 September 2014 | Source: Hormel Foods

Century Foods International of Hormel Foods Corporation was selected as the company’s 2013 Environmental Sustainability Best of the Best champion for reaching a recycling rate of 93 percent and achieving zero percent waste to landfill status at all four of their plant locations last October...

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HEINEKEN responds to recent press speculation

Posted on: 15 September 2014 | Source: Heineken

In response to recent press speculation Heineken N.V. announced that it has been approached by SABMiller plc regarding a potential acquisition of HEINEKEN...

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Molson Coors named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for third consecutive year

Posted on: 12 September 2014 | Source: Molson Coors Brewing Company

Molson Coors Brewing Company has maintained its listing on the World Index for the third consecutive year and North America Index for the fourth consecutive year...