Proteins

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EFSA okays efficacy of lactic acid dips for pork cuts

By Niamh Michail

Spraying and dipping pork carcasses and cuts with lactic and acetic acid does not pose safety concerns but only lactic acid dips for pork cuts beats water washes for pathogen-killing efficacy, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) scientists concluded.

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EU vote puts EU-Japan trade deal on track to enter into force

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The EU Japan trade deal is set to enter into force on 1 February 2019 after receiving the backing of EU politicians yesterday.

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France tops Food Sustainability Index

By Niamh Michail

France has the most sustainable food system, according to the Food Sustainability Index, a data tool that should be used to drive a race to the top, say its creators.

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EU announces push to promote domestic plant protein market

By David Burrows

Food manufacturers could soon be able to source more plant-based proteins locally after the European Commission announced new policies to promote production and consumption of soy, chickpeas, lentils and rapeseed.

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Doehler boosts nut capacity with Nutrafood acquisition

By Niamh Michail

German supplier Doehler is cracking into nut-based product categories, such as dairy alternatives and bread spreads, with a majority stake acquisition in Italian nut and seed processor Nutrafood.

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The unrivalled potential of gelatine

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