Cargill takes over Italian citrus pectin plants, three years after they were bought by US-based FMC

Cargill buys Italian citrus pectin business

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Cargill is to acquire the pectin operations of US firm FMC - a move it hopes will help it tap into demand for 'label-friendly' ingredients. 

The reception included a presentation on the qualities of PGI Welsh Lamb

Welsh Lamb promoted at Italian event

By Georgi Gyton

Representatives from Italy’s retail and foodservice sectors were invited to an event in southern Italy, hosted by Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales.

FVO gave recommendations to enhance the control system

Italian Salmonella controls evaluated by FVO

By Joseph James Whitworth

Salmonella National Control Programmes (SNCPs) in Italy have the required sampling frequency and correct sampling protocol but there are still some deficiencies, according to findings from the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO).

Industry concerned about data abuse as EFSA fans transparency wings

Industry concerned about data abuse as EFSA fans transparency wings

By Shane Starling at EFSA in Parma, Italy

As the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) welcomed a broad range of stakeholders to its Italian HQ today to debate data and process transparency, the food industry asked at what point openness brakes innovation and competitive advantage?

Italy split over GMOs

Italy split over GMOs

In a move that has split the government, Italian ministers block a
motion put forward by the agriculture minister aimed at regulating
the future introduction of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in
Italy, reports CORDIS.

Parmalat crisis deepens

Parmalat crisis deepens

As the scandal surrounding Italy's food and giant Parmalat deepens,
Berlusconi's government rustles up emergency measures to tackle
'Europe's Enron', with a strategy to save jobs and pay the

Culture and CVD risk

Culture and CVD risk

European researchers are attempting to discover whether moving to a
different country and changing diet can alter the risk of
developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) using population studies
from Italy, Belgium and the UK.

Béghin-Say H1 results

Béghin-Say H1 results

The Board of Directors of Béghin-Say, chaired by Jérôme de
Pelleport, met on 10 September 2001 to approve the consolidated
financial statements for the six months ended 30 June 2001.


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