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Unlabelled meat detected in Tesco burgers and sausages
30 September, 2014
Tesco has confirmed the presence of unlabelled meat content in its products such as venison burgers and pork...
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USDA awards $52m grants to support organic food producers and local food economies
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced grants to a total of $52m to support the growing organic industry and the local and regional food...

Dafa Chia Tai to use Marel Stork's secondary processing technology
Monday, September 29, 2014 Beijing Dafa Chia Tai and Marel Stork Poultry Processing have entered into an agreement to supply an automated secondary processing solution to Dafa Chia Tai's high-capacity poultry...

Fonterra launches Farm Source to support dairy regions in New Zealand
Monday, September 29, 2014 New Zealand-based multinational dairy company Fonterra is rolling out Farm Source to help farmers and their...

Hershey Company acquires 80% stake in Shanghai Golden Monkey
Friday, September 26, 2014 Global confectionary manufacturer, The Hershey Company, has acquired an 80% stake in Shanghai-based privately owned confectionery company Shanghai Golden Monkey...

MSU to launch food processing and innovation centre
Friday, September 26, 2014 The US Economic Development Administration (USDA) will give a grant of $3m to Michigan State University (MSU) for the launch of a food processing and innovation centre...

FDA relaxes food safety rules in response to farmers’ concerns
Thursday, September 25, 2014 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to relax its food safety rules after farmers complained that the new proposed regulations would hurt their businesses....

Future Group's $164m food park unveiled in India
Thursday, September 25, 2014 Indian Prime Mnister Narendra Modi has unveiled Future Group's INR10bn ($163.9m) India Food Park (IFP) in Tumkur region of Karnataka, which will make it possible to directly procure the...

British regulator drops pricing probe against British Sugar
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is dropping its planned investigation against British Sugar, a company accused of charging higher prices than the market...

Seattle to impose fine for wasting food
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Businesses and residents wasting too much food in the city of Seattle, US, will now be fined, according to new city council...

Shanghai Husi Food to lay off 360 employees after China meat scandal
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 US-based meat supplier OSI's Chinese subsidiary Shanghai Husi Food will be laying off 340 employees after it was blamed of selling expired meat products to leading fast food chains across...


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NETZSCH Pump Conveys Wine Gently and Hygienically Regardless of Pipe Length
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by NETZSCH Pumps & Systems A large wine cellar in the northern-Italian province of Trentino now uses special pumping technology from Germany-based NETZSCH Pumps & Systems. The progressing cavity pump from NETZSCH...

NETZSCH Self-Priming, Barrel Emptying System Conveys Juice Nearly Residue-Free
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by NETZSCH Pumps & Systems NETZSCH Pumps & Systems has developed special barrel emptying systems that function as sealed systems, due to a tailored secondary plate, and are sufficiently powerful on the suction side to...

Special Hygienic Rotary Lobe Pump Delivers Edible Oil Flexibly and With Care
Monday, September 29, 2014 by NETZSCH Pumps & Systems The new TORNADO® T.Sano rotary lobe pump from NETZSCH Pumps & Systems features a pump chamber made completely from stainless-steel. Simultaneously, the new construction provides for less...

TOMRA Sorting Opens New Research and Development Facility in Dublin
Friday, September 26, 2014 by TOMRA Sorting Food TOMRA Sorting in Dublin has created a new centre of excellence for its food optical sorting and peeling business, and is set to improve its research and development (R&D) capabilities after...

Ishida X-ray System Can Detect Various Bones in Meat Fillets
Thursday, September 25, 2014 by Ishida Europe Ishida Europe has launched an X-ray model capable of detecting even the smallest bones in meat and poultry at high-inspection speeds. The new system provides an ideal quality check...

Jenkins Labels Proud to be Part of Best Design Awards
Thursday, September 25, 2014 by Jenkins Labels Jenkins Labels and the Design Institute of New Zealand have enjoyed working together this year to bring design and print together. Jenkins Labels are proud to be a part of the yearly Best...

MINOX at ALLPACK Indonesia 2014 Trade Fair
Monday, September 22, 2014 by MINOX Minox will be exhibiting at the ALLPACK Indonesia 2014 trade fair from 21-24 October at the Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran,...

Minox Launches New Website
Monday, September 22, 2014 by MINOX Sanitary stainless-steel valves, tubes and fittings specialist Minox is pleased to announce the launch of its brand new...

Ishida at Propak Cape trade fair
Friday, September 19, 2014 by Ishida Europe The weighing, packing and quality control solutions on display from Ishida at Propak Cape trade fair 21-23 October, from Stand 1-A4 in Hall 1, will demonstrate the company's ability to...

UVC-Tunnels for Disinfecting Inner Surfaces of Jars at High Production Rates
Friday, September 19, 2014 by SteriBeam Systems Disinfecting inner surfaces of jars on conveyer lines with UVC light at high production rates is the preferred choice of non-invasive, clean disinfection. This production step is necessary...


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