All news articles for June 19, 2014

Kraft Foods is recalling one batch of Velveeta due to concerns the product contains insufficient amounts of a preservative.

Kraft recalls Velveeta from Walmart stores

By Jenni Spinner

The food firm is recalling a batch of the cheese product due to insufficient levels of sorbic acid, a shortcoming that could lead to foodborne illness or spoilage.

7% cap on conventional biofuels is ‘not ambitious enough’

7% cap on conventional biofuels is ‘not ambitious enough’

By Lynda Searby

The agreement reached by the Energy Council last week to place a 7% cap on using food crops for biofuels is not ambitious enough and does not place enough emphasis on the ‘food first’ approach, says food industry association FoodDrinkEurope.

FoodQualityNews global food recalls 13-19 June

Food Safety recall round-up 13-19 June

Recalls: Glass, allergens and Listeria

By Joseph James Whitworth

This week in the recall round-up gallery the reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to the US, Canada, the UK,  France, Czech Republic and Germany.

Picture: Ecolab. One case study included Hormel Foods

Ecolab sets ‘aggressive’ sustainability goals

By Joseph James Whitworth

Ecolab has updated sustainability targets, including a 25% reduction in effluent discharge and waste, 20% less water use and a 10% drop in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2017.

We are nearing the end of the group stages. Who will win today?

GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup – Group F

By Georgi Gyton

Today is the sixth day of our special GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup and this time it is Group F’s turn to go head-to-head in terms of poultry meat production stats.

Research project on food safety, security and sustainable production

Genome Canada opens research project

By Joseph James Whitworth

Genome Canada has invited applicants for research projects that focus on food safety, security and sustainable production.

Tooth decay is one of the most widespread health problems

Sugar in teeth of fresh controversy

By Rod Addy

Anti-sugar campaigners are targeting the damage it can do to teeth as well as tackling its contribution to obesity in the UK.

European RSPO on palm oil took place in London on June 4

European RSPO 2014

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil in pictures and quotes

By Nicholas Robinson

A heated panel debate over the reality of a consumer industry based on 100% sustainable palm oil broke out at the European Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil held in London last week.

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