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January's top stories: Research on arsenic in plant seeds, Cargill opens plant in India
08 February, 2016 | by Shalini M P Nair
Oakland University researchers are collaborating to research on how arsenic enters and builds up in plant seeds, and IBM Research and Mars have collaborated to establish a food safety...
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Inside Food: Issue 15 14 January, 2016 In the latest issue of Inside Food magazine We take a look at the functional food trend, beer gelato, examine the impact of the EU's decision to lift quotas on sugar production, and much...

2015: The year's biggest Food Processing Technology stories 07 January, 2016 by Shreosree Banerjee Snyder's-Lance to acquire Diamond Foods for $1.91bn, Obama administration releases measures to prevent mislabelling of seafood and Canada lifts 19-year old ban on beef from EU...

November's top stories: Costco chicken salad illness, Nestle fourth Maggi facility 07 December, 2015 by Shalini M P Nair CDC in the US stated that 19 people from seven states were infected with an outbreak strain of E coli O157:H7 as a result of consuming Costco Rotisserie Chicken Salad, and Nestle India...

October's top stories: EU rejects GMO draft law, Kraft Heinz facility review 02 November, 2015 by Shalini M P Nair The European Parliament rejected a draft law that enables member states to ban the sale and use of EU-approved GMO foods in their territories, and Kraft Heinz is reviewing the operations of...

Inside Food: Issue 14 12 October, 2015 In the latest issue of Inside Food magazine we look at the debate over the levels of salt in popcorn, how the industry is adapting to consumers on grain free diets and much...

September's top stories: 2 Sisters potato-powered plant, CAP junk food ban plan 05 October, 2015 by Shalini M P Nair 2 Sisters Food Group has started up a bio-refinery plant that produces power from potato waste, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) plans to launch a public consultation to review whether...

August's top stories: Monsanto’s application on GM crops, egg prices continue to rise 08 September, 2015 by Shalini M P Nair Greece and Latvia opt out of Monsanto's application to grow GM crops, Turkey and egg prices continue to rise after bird flu in the US. Foodprocessing-technology.com wraps up the key headlines...

July's top stories: Australia food labelling rules, Cargill-ADM conditional deal 10 August, 2015 by Priyanka Sunder Australia has announced a mandatory country-of-origin labelling system for food, to come into effect from next year, while Cargill will formally acquire Archer Daniels Midland's (ADM)...

Inside Food: Issue 13 02 July, 2015 In our latest issue we learn more about functional food products, look at the Japanese breakfast offering from Wagamama, find out why seaweed is becoming mainstream, profile the rise of...

May's top stories: Vertical farm tackles food scarcity, ConAgra fined over salmonella contamination 11 June, 2015 by Priyanka Sunder Spanish design company Forward Thinking Architecture has developed a new solar-powered vertical farm concept to tackle future difficulties in food supply, while ConAgra Foods' subsidiary has...

April's top stories: Tyson Foods stop chicken antibiotics, WFP Nepal quake aid 08 May, 2015 by Priyanka Sunder Tyson Foods will stop the use of human antibiotics on its US broiler chicken flocks by the end of September 2017, while The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) launched an emergency...

March's top stories: Mars' $160m Indian choc plant, Ethiopia heat-resistant bean 08 April, 2015 by Priyanka Sunder Mars has announced it will open its first chocolate plant worth $160m in India, while scientists from the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) in Ethiopia...

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