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DSM said the acquisition will strengthen its product portfolio and application know-how and expertise in solutions for semi-hard cheeses such as Gouda and Edam. Pic: DSM

DSM to acquire CSK

By Jim Cornall

Dutch-based Royal DSM has reached agreement with the shareholders of specialty dairy solutions provider Koninklijke CSK Food Enrichment C.V. to acquire 100% interest in the company for about €150m ($166m).

Irish Whiskey is on the list of European GIs protected in China. Pic:getty/vincent20044

EU and China agree GI protection for 200 products

By Rachel Arthur

The EU and China have concluded negotiations on a bilateral agreement to protect 100 European Geographical Indications in China; and 100 Chinese Geographical Indications in the EU.

Health and nutrition claims are highly regulated in the EU - but is a decade old regulation still fit for purpose? ©GettyImages-Goran13

Guest article

Where do we stand on nutrition and health claims?

By Katia Merten-Lentz and Manon Ombredane, legal experts at Keller and Heckman

How have the current EU regulations on health and nutrition claims evolved and where are they likely to go? Katia Merten-Lentz and Manon Ombredane, legal experts at law firm Keller and Heckman, weigh in.

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Study: Yogurt and fibre-rich diet may reduce lung cancer risk

By Nikki Hancocks

A diet high in fibre and yogurt is strongly associated with a reduced risk of lung cancer thanks to their prebiotic and probiotic properties, according to a study involving data from 1.4 million adults in the US, Europe and Asia.

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