From ‘potentially’ dangerous horse meat to illegal alt plastic: EU intercepts food fraud
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The European Union recently acted against two major cases of food fraud: food contact materials containing bamboo powder, and half a tonne of horse meat unfit for consumption ..read more
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Survey highlights prevalence of unlabelled nanomaterials: 'One of the most worrying health safety issues related to consumer products’
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An examination of 23 everyday products found on French shelves detected the presence of nanoparticles in 20 of the samples collected. With contamination found in food, alongside cosmetics and hygiene products, consumer organisation Que Choisir says the ..read more
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Dietary intake of sulfites ‘could be a safety concern’: EFSA
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The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has said that dietary intakes of sulfites ‘could be a safety concern’ for people with a ‘high’ consumption of foodstuffs containing the additives ..read more
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A ‘different mindset’ and ‘smarter toolbox’ is needed for chemical safety and sustainability
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Tightening regulatory requirements and heightened public expectations around the use of safe and sustainable chemicals in the food and beverage industry offers ‘substantial opportunities’ and ‘new risks’, according to TSG Consulting ..read more
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Morbier: The cheese’s ash line to be PDO-protected
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The ruling means that the cheese’s iconic appearance cannot be reproduced by cheesemakers based outside the protected designation of origin (PDO) area – even if their product isn't called ‘Morbier ..read more
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‘Intelligent’ bottle cap developed to cut food waste: ‘Gel technology is much more accurate than a best-before date’
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A partnership between United Caps and Mimica has resulted in a new closure for perishable products beverages, such as milk and juice ..read more
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Vertical farming certification developed for sustainable operators
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The Sustainable Indoor Farming standard is being launched by Control Union UK in collaboration with the Association for Vertical Farming to ‘fill a gap’ in certification for the vertical farming sector ..read more
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Danone discusses food waste in the home: ‘Changing consumer behaviour can be challenging and takes time’
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Roughly a third of the food produced globally each year is wasted. In Europe, the majority of waste occurs in the home. How can the food industry influence waste that occurs outside its direct sphere of control? FoodNavigator hears from Amy McDonnell ..read more
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How new processing techniques have ‘great potential’ to make food more sustainable
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Processed food can get a bad rap. But according to researchers in Norway, new processing techniques can help extend shelf-life to reduce food waste and its detrimental effects on the environment ..read more
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Can monkeypox virus be transmitted via food? Experts aren’t ruling it out…
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Risk of contracting monkeypox through food cannot be completely ruled out, according to experts at the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and French food agency ANSES ..read more
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