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Turkey and egg prices continue to rise after bird flu
28 August, 2015
The outbreak of bird flu in the US continues to hamper the availability of poultry and egg supplies, as prices of turkey and chicken eggs constantly...
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Greece and Latvia opt out of Monsanto’s application to grow GM crops
Friday, August 28, 2015 Monsanto has agreed to Latvia and Greece's requests to be excluded from its application to grow genetically modified (GM) crop across the European Union (EU), under the new EU opt-out...

US FDA says Just Mayo can not be considered as mayonnaise
Thursday, August 27, 2015 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has said that some of Hampton Creek's Just Mayo products violate regulations related to mayonnaise standards and...

CFS sues APHIS for non-disclosure of GE crops information
Thursday, August 27, 2015 The Center for Food Safety (CFS) has sued the US Department of Agirculture (USDA)'s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) for non-disclosure of public information regarding...

Heartland Food Products to buy Splenda from J&J subsidiary
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Heartland Food Products Group will be acquiring the artificial sweetener brand Splenda from Johnson & Johnson (J&J) subsidiary McNeil Nutritionals for an undisclosed...

Arla develops protein solution to improve quality of low-fat cottage cheese
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a new clean-label protein solution to address the problem of watery low-fat cottage...

Australia-Indonesia partnership to invest $12m on boosting red meat and cattle sector
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Australia and Indonesia are planning to invest over $12m from the Indonesia-Australia Partnership on Food Security in the red meat and cattle sector, in projects that are likely to be...

Heinz to be no longer considered as ketchup in Israel
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 The Israeli Ministry of Health has ordered Heinz to remove the word 'ketchup' from the labelling of its tomato ketchup product due to the low level of tomato solids in the...

Indian Government panel recommends ban on junk food in and around schools
Monday, August 24, 2015 A new panel under the Indian Government has suggested a ban on the sale of junk foods in and around...

Thomas Foods and CP Group to develop food processing centre in South Australia
Monday, August 24, 2015 Adelaide-based food company Thomas Foods has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Thailand's Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group for the construction of an advanced food processing centre...

Aryzta acquires 49% stake in French food retailer Picard
Friday, August 21, 2015 Swiss-Irish bakery group Aryzta has acquired a 49% stake in French food retailer...

Russia considers making import of banned foods a criminal offence
Friday, August 21, 2015 Russia may make the smuggling of food from banned Western nations a serious criminal...

UN agency says recent Saudi attack on Yemen brings country closer to famine
Thursday, August 20, 2015 United Nations' (UN) World Food Programme executive director Ertharin Cousin has slammed the recent Saudi-led bombings on Yemen's port in Hodeida, saying that the country was now on the verge...

Nomad Foods eyeing acquisitions in US
Thursday, August 20, 2015 Frozen foods company Nomad Foods is considering the acquisition of neglected frozen food brands in the US at bargain prices and redeveloping them, according to CEO Stefan...

Ballymaguire Foods’ new food plant to create 100 jobs in Ireland
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Ireland-based chilled ready meals producer Ballymaguire Foods is constructing a new food plant at Lusk, Dublin that will create around 100 new...

Russia lifts ban on New Zealand dairy products
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Russia has announced that it will lift a ban on imports from 29 New Zealand-based dairy...

Cargill to acquire Norway’s fish-feed producer EWOS for €1.35bn
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 US-based agricultural and industrial conglomerate Cargill will acquire Norwegian fish-feed producer EWOS for...

UAE student’s research to help strengthen soil quality
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 A graduate student from UAE's Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is developing soil fertility-enhancing biodegradable microbeads to strengthen the country's farming...

New technology from Linde Gases to improve oxygen delivery in fish farming sea cages
Monday, August 17, 2015 Linde Gases has launched Solvox DropIn, a new technology to enhance the delivery of oxygen to fish farming sea...

Trace One and BRC Global update BRC Global Standards Directory
Monday, August 17, 2015 Trace One, provider of private label product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions, has partnered with BRC Global Standards to update the BRC Global Standards...

Kraft Heinz announces 2,500 job cuts in US and Canada
Friday, August 14, 2015 The newly formed Kraft Heinz company has announced 2,500 job cuts in the US and Canada as part of efforts to lower...


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