EU regulators and processors say they are examining the use of diacetyl for foods, following reports of hundreds of US workers falling ill from a deadly lung disease linked to the inhalation of the popcorn flavouring chemical.
Recommendations made by the UK's Competition Commission (CC) could
mean that competition in the country's supermarket sector could be
set for a shake-up, a move that could spell significant changes for
food and drink manufacturers.
A Canadian food industry body has urged the nation's ministers of
agriculture to consider a number of food safety recommendations,
including a greater harmonization of food safety policies and
regulations across jurisdictions...
Researchers at the UK Institute of Food Research have warned that
fortifying flour with folic acid may lead to a range of health
problems, a finding that calls into question the Food
Standard Agency's approval of the move earlier...
Trade show Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) kicks off today in
London, attracting 23,000 representatives from across
the industry and the latest innovations
in ingredients, formulation and processing techniques.
Ingredients developer Chr Hansen and Swedish dairy company
Norrmejerier have joined forces to improve and increase the
production of healthy polyphenols for food and drink applications
as well for dietary supplements.