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Acrylamide laws will not prohibit traditional foods, says Commission

Europe’s pending new acrylamide regulation will not prohibit certain traditional foods or culinary traditions, the Commission has said, following concerns raised by EU politicians.

Acrylamide laws will not prohibit traditional foods, says Commission

Nutrient density on food labels could boost healthy choices – research

Researchers have suggested that the addition of Nutrient Rich Food Indices to food labels could help consumers make healthier purchasing decisions.

Agrial ‘committed to growth’ in UK with another acquisition

French cooperative Agrial, which manufactures prepared salads under the Florette brand, has said its acquisition of MyFresh Prepared Produce will ramp up its presence in what UK managing director Doug Robertson said is one of Europe's most "dynamic" and "developed" markets.

Fipronil egg contamination: Health risk ‘unlikely’ say German agency

There is ‘unlikely’ to be a health risk for those consuming fipronil-contaminated chicken eggs, the German Federal Institute for risk assessment said in response to the recent egg contamination scare in Europe.

‘Smart label’ could tackle fraud, bolster food safety

Scientists have developed what they describe as a “low-cost, portable, paper-based sensor” that could be used produce “smart labels” that detect food spoilage and contamination.

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UK cheese exports grow 25% in H1 2017

The UK Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has reported record exports growth in H1 2017, with a 25% increase in cheese exports.

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