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EU extends support to dairy and vegetable farmers affected by Russian food import ban
31 July, 2015
The European Union (EU) has extended its aid to support the exporters of dairy produce, fruits and vegetables that have been affected by the Russian...
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Mondelez to axe 600 jobs in Chicago and invest $130m in Mexico
Friday, July 31, 2015 US-based confectionery company Mondelez International will cut 600 jobs at its Chicago plant and invest over $130m in new production lines at its plant in...

Russia to destroy imported food from banned countries
Thursday, July 30, 2015 Russia has announced new rules, under which the country will immediately destroy sanctioned foods from either the US or European Union (EU)...

TreeHouse Foods, Post Holdings reportedly bid for ConAgra’s Ralcorp unit
Thursday, July 30, 2015 ConAgra Foods that is planning to divest its private label unit Ralcorp for an estimated $3.5bn is said to be engaged in talks with TreeHouse Foods and Post Holdings regarding the...

Amplify Snack Brands launches IPO to raise $225m
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Snacks producer Amplify Snack Brands, which produces SkinnyPop popcorn, and Paqui tortillas and tortilla chips, has launched an initial public offering (IPO) to raise an approximate...

World Bank works on strengthening Kyrgyzstan’s dairy industry
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 The World Bank is partnering with the Kyrgyz Government and other players to strengthen the dairy sector of...

Charoen Pokphand Foods to acquire Agro Invest’s Russian poultry business
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Thailand-based agro-industrial and food conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) will acquire the Russia-based poultry business of Agro Invest Brinky for an undisclosed...

Neogen’s new salmonella service identifies serotypes in 72 hours
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 New detection and identification technology has been developed by the US-based Neogen Corporation that provides DNA-specific test results for pathogenic serotypes of...

EU contributes €1,575,000 to seed protection programme in Central African Republic
Monday, July 27, 2015 The European Union, through its Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO), has contributed €1,575,000 to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) as food assistance to...

FDA announces winners for Food Safety Challenge
Monday, July 27, 2015 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the winners of the 2014 FDA Food Safety Challenge, which was aimed at developing methods for the speedy and efficient detection of...

30% to 70% other ingredients make up dried oregano in UK and Ireland, says new study
Friday, July 24, 2015 A recent food fraud study in the UK reveals 25% of 78 samples of dried oregano bought at various retailers were found to be mixed with other ingredients such as olive and myrtle...


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DTS to Attend the 48th Annual AIFST Conference in Sydney
Thursday, July 30, 2015 by DTS Food Laboratories DTS Food Laboratories will be attending the 48th Annual AIFST Conference in Luna Park, Sydney from 11-13 August...

AsureQuality and Ubiquitome Partner on Applications for Mobile Molecular Food Safety Testing
Thursday, July 30, 2015 by AsureQuality AsureQuality and Ubiquitome have agreed to collaborate on trialling mobile molecular testing for applications in food and primary production sectors....

Is Early Detection the Solution to Ensure Damage by Mycotoxins to Pig Health is Reduced?
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 by Randox Food Diagnostics Mycotoxins are a group of naturally occurring toxins produced by fungi, commonly known as moulds, which are harmful to humans, domestic animals and livestock....

Tate & Lyle Saves Energy with Spirax Sarco Engineered System
Thursday, July 23, 2015 by Spirax Sarco A Spirax Sarco EasiHeat Engineered System has helped Tate & Lyle to reduce energy costs at its Manchester...

Munters to Acquire HB Group
Thursday, July 09, 2015 by Munters Munters plans to acquire HB Group, an international company that specialises in customised hygienic climate control systems for the food and dairy...

TOMRA Launches Spanish Language Website
Friday, July 03, 2015 by TOMRA Sorting Food TOMRA has launched a Spanish version of its website, underlining the importance of Spain and other Spanish speaking countries to the company's global business...

Automatic Pump Traps APT10-4.5 / APT14
Thursday, July 02, 2015 by Spirax Sarco The APT has been designed to remove condensate from steam heat exchangers and process plant under operating conditions, and forms an integral part of the condensate removal...

Bürkert to Present Diaphragm Tube Valve Bodies at ACHMEA 2015
Monday, June 29, 2015 by Bürkert Bürkert is presenting a new type of diaphragm tube valve bodies that has been developed for applications in hygienic environments at ACHMEA...

An Inline Flowmeter from Bürkert
Monday, June 29, 2015 by Bürkert Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) technology was not used for inline measurement of the flow rate in pipes in the...

Sorting the Good from the Bad: A Smart Investment in Food Safety, says TOMRA
Friday, June 26, 2015 by TOMRA Sorting Food Data revealing aflatoxins to be the biggest cause of food-related recalls demonstrates the important role effective sorting and quality analysis systems can play in boosting food safety on...


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