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SABMiller sets out ambitious new sustainability targets

Posted on: 9 July 2014 | Source: SABMiller

Commits to supporting half a million small businesses, world-class water efficiency, and cutting total carbon footprint...

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Revised E.coli O157 control of cross-contamination guidance published

Posted on: 9 July 2014 | Source: The Food Standards Agency

The FSA E.coli O157 control of cross-contamination guidance has been revised and updated to take into account the results from independent research into the effectiveness of disinfecting complex equipment...

R-biopharm

Joyce Wilcox joins R-Biopharm Rhône in a food and feed safety analysis role

Posted on: 7 July 2014 | Source: R-Biopharm Rhone

Joyce Wilcox has joined R-Biopharm Rhone from Glasgow Scientific Services, a local authority official control laboratory, where she was providing a food & feed analytical service for the Public Analyst...

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New safe smoked fish web tool launched

Posted on: 7 July 2014 | Source: The Food Standards Agency

All UK businesses producing smoked fish now have access to a free web tool, which can help them make their food safer for consumers...

ADM

ADM expands food-ingredient offering with acquisition of WILD Flavors

Posted on: 7 July 2014 | Source: ADM

€2.3 billion acquisition adds flavor systems to portfolio of specialty ingredients...

Nestlé

Flexible, fast and functional: Nestlé to adopt modular factories

Posted on: 4 July 2014 | Source: Nestlé

Nestlé has created a blueprint for a new type of factory that can be built in half the time of a more traditional one for about 50%-60% of the cost...

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Diageo completes tender offer for 26% of USL

Posted on: 3 July 2014 | Source: Diageo

Diageo has accepted the tender of 37,785,214 shares in United Spirits Limited at a price of INR 3,030 per share under the tender offer announced on 15 April 2014...

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Hormel Foods announces advancements

Posted on: 3 July 2014 | Source: Hormel Foods

Hormel Foods Corporation announced that as a result of its definitive agreement to acquire CytoSport Holdings, Inc., maker of Muscle Milk® products, Greg N. Longstreet, Tom J. Miskowski and Steven E. Orcutt will assume leadership roles with CytoSport...

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New scheme recognises compliant feed businesses

Posted on: 3 July 2014 | Source: The Food Standards Agency

The Food Standards Agency, in collaboration with the Veterinary Medicines Directorate, has finalised agreements that further extend earned recognition to the animal feed sector...

Gordon Ramsay

Top chef support British food exports

Posted on: 3 July 2014 | Source: UK Trade & Investment

Gordon Ramsay supports food is GREAT Britain campaign...

Stephan Lange

New managing director joins Brabender®

Posted on: 3 July 2014 | Source: Brabender®

As a new Managing Director at Brabender®, Stephan Lange has just taken up his duties in June 2014...

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IFST launches Register of Food Safety Professionals

Posted on: 3 July 2014 | Source: The Institute of Food Science and Technology

The Institute of Food Science and Technology has formally launched their Register of Food Safety Professionals, a new accreditation scheme that will provide recognition to professionals working within food safety...

Treehouse Foods

TreeHouse Foods to acquire Flagstone Foods for $860 million

Posted on: 2 July 2014 | Source: Treehouse Foods

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. announced that it will acquire Flagstone Foods, the leading provider of private label healthy snacks, one of the fastest growing on-trend categories in the food industry...

Pinnacle Foods

Pinnacle Foods announces termination of merger agreement with Hillshire Brands

Posted on: 2 July 2014 | Source: Pinnacle Foods

Pinnacle Foods Inc. announced that it has exercised its right to terminate the merger agreement between the Company and The Hillshire Brands Company announced on May 12, 2014...

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Acrylamide in food is a public health concern, says EFSA draft

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

EFSA has confirmed previous evaluations that, based on animal studies, acrylamide in food potentially increases the risk of developing cancer for consumers in all age groups...

 

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