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Canada government announces new labelling requirements for mechanically tenderised beef
22 August, 2014
The government of Canada has announced new labelling requirements for mechanically tenderised beef (MTB) to provide safe cooking instructions to customers as well as help them know when they...
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Study suggests sugar tax might reduce obesity in South African adults
Friday, August 22, 2014 A research paper titled ‘The potential impact of a 20% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages on obesity in South African adults: A mathematical model’ has given more credence to the theory that...

French chocolate makers oppose government’s proposal for colour coding chocolates
Thursday, August 21, 2014 French chocolate and pastry makers have launched a campaign to oppose the government’s proposal to impose health warnings on their products in an attempt to tackle the rise of obesity in the...

Russia closes four McDonald’s outlets in Moscow
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Russia's federal service for surveillance on consumer rights protection and human wellbeing, Rospotrebnadzor, has temporarily shut down four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow, citing sanitary...

Blendhub opens pilot plants and labs to external food companies
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Spanish company Blendhub is to expand its formulation excellence centre services by opening its pilot plants and laboratories in India, Spain and Mexico to other food enterprises....

Heinz recalls infant food batches in China over lead concerns
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 H.J. Heinz has recalled four batches of its infant food AD Calcium Hi-Protein cereal in China after it was found to contain more than the allowable limit of...

Ewe agency to support Hartleys with expansion plans
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 UK-based frozen vegetable supplier Hartleys has appointed Ewe agency to support its expansion plans after an investment of £2.5m in a new Yorkshire production...

Tyson Foods faces export ban in China
Monday, August 18, 2014 American food company Tyson Foods is exploring new export markets for its pork products after a recent delivery to China triggered an export...

UN plans emergency food drops for West Africa’s Ebola affected countries
Monday, August 18, 2014 According to a top World Bank official, international agencies are exploring the possibilities of sending emergency truck convoys and air-dropping food to citizens of Liberia and Sierra Leone,...

Chiquita Brands rejects Cutrale-Safra proposal
Friday, August 15, 2014 Chiquita Brands has rejected an unsolicited offer proposed by the Cutrale Group and the Safra Group, deeming it inadequate and not in the best interests of Chiquita...

USDA introduces new system for improved safety of ground beef
Friday, August 15, 2014 The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has introduced a new system for the improved safety of ground...


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Press Releases

Anton Paar Now Offers 140 Solutions for Petroleum Testing
Friday, August 22, 2014 by Anton Paar Anton Paar now offers 140 solutions in testing petroleum products for properties such as density measurement, rheometry and viscometry on their website, www.140solutions.com....

Ishida Europe to Showcase Latest Weighing and Quality Control Product Range at Macropak
Thursday, August 21, 2014 by Ishida Europe Ishida Europe will showcase its latest weighing and quality control capabilities at this year's Macropak, with a model from its market-leading X-ray range and a multihead weigher specially...

Priorclave RCS Autoclaves Prove Ideal for High-Throughput Sterilising and Large, Bulky Items
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 by Priorclave The RSC 350 laboratory autoclave from specialist autoclave manufacturer Priorclave is proving to be the ideal choice for laboratories in the food and drink, dairy, pharmaceutical,...

TOMRA Sorting Solutions to Demonstrate Latest Systems at Potato Europe Trade Fair
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 by TOMRA Sorting Food TOMRA Sorting Solutions is set to demonstrate the ability of its new sensor-based systems to sort and process potato products at Europe's premier international industry trade...

Ishida Weigher Handles 70 Products
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 by Ishida Europe With short production runs and a huge product range, a division of Switzerland’s second largest retailer has chosen a single Ishida multihead weigher to handle 70 very different...

Minox to Attend Asia Food Expo 2014 in Manila
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 by MINOX Minox will be attending Asia Food Expo 2014 from 10-13 September 2014. Located at World Trade Centre, Manila, Philippines, our stand will be located at booth no....

Ishida Versatility on Display at PPMA Show
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 by Ishida Europe The wide-ranging versatility of Ishida's weighing and quality control solutions will be amply demonstrated at this year's PPMA Show where the company's stand will feature a variety of models...

Small Vacuum Autoclave Perfect for Sterilising Difficult Items
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 by Priorclave To satisfy the requirements of laboratories wishing to carry out low-volume sterilisation of items such as bagged mixed plastic waste, tubing and narrow bore glass ware, Priorclave has...

Ishida Europe Receives Royal Honour
Monday, July 28, 2014 by Ishida Europe Established in 1966, the Queen's Award recognises companies for their outstanding entrepreneurship and economic performance....

WA Belting Solutions Supplies Conveyor Belts to Inghams Chickens
Thursday, July 17, 2014 by WA Belting Solutions WA Belting Solutions is to supply its belting solutions to Inghams...


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