Funding to bolster research into new food uses for cereals and
oilseeds is behind a fresh R&D strategy released by the UK
cereals industry this week, a move designed to open up new market
opportunities for the sector.
The US department of agriculture (USDA) has decided to cull the
bull calf operation in Washington State where the single case of
BSE was discovered last month. But this is not enough for Japan,
which believes that new US procedures...
US-based William Frick & Company, a leading supplier of custom
printed labels, has launched a complete line of security labels for
packaging, manufacturing and distribution companies. The
AuthentiCal Rights Protection Labelling...
The spectacular growth rates of the late 1990s may be a thing of
the past, but the functional energy drink market in western Europe
shows little sign of running out of steam, according to a recent
Sales of the high intensity sweetener acesulfame K look set to rise
for ingredients firm Nutrinova with the company confirming this
week that the FDA has approved its non-carbohydrate sweetener
Sunett as a general purpose sweetener...
Enterobacter sakazakii, a bacterium that can be dangerous to
premature babies and young infants, could be more widespread than
previously thought, according to recent research published in this
week's issue of The Lancet. In...
US moves into the emerging East European organic market were
highlighted this week in a new report from the US government that
reveals the market potential for US organic products in the Czech
The recent announcement of a first confirmed case of BSE in the US
shows that concern about the safety of meat and meat products is
far from over, and that consumer demands for meat whose source is
traceable and quality unimpeachable...
Forthcoming European legislation on health claims could pose a
roadblock to rapid market expansion of polyphenols, the plant-based
antioxidants gaining increasing attention for their
disease-fighting actions, warns a new report.
What started out as a simple takeover of the UK-based convenience
store group Londis by Irish counterpart Musgrave now looks set to
become this year's equivalent of the Safeway affair, with a number
of rival bids thought to be...