The European Commission has granted clearance under the European
Union's merger control law to the proposed acquisition by UK soft
drinks company Cadbury Schweppes Plc of the soft drinks brands and
related businesses of French...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week designated
the milk protein activated lactoferrin as Generally Recognised as
Safe (GRAS). This new status brings the new food safety technology
one step closer to commercialisation.
Twenty-five years ago, Alan Darvill and colleagues described one of
the most complex carbohydrates found in nature. Called
rhamnogalacturan II or RG-II, it is found in plant cell walls. The
carbohydrate is found in all higher plants...
A shift in attitudes of both consumers and producers is required if
society's expectations of food and agricultural policy are to be
met, EU Commissioner David Byrne for Health and Consumer Protection
said this week.
The effects of recent events in the United States continue to
reverberate across all industries. Today, fine chemical company
Degussa AG warned that in view of the sharp deterioration in market
trends in recent weeks and the sustained...