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USDA institutes 100% re-inspection due to Brazil’s meat scandal

IFT News - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 01:00
The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced additional steps to keep the food supply safe for Americans in light of the recent investigations of Brazil’s meat industry.

USDA offers $11 million to support antimicrobial resistance research

IFT News - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 01:00
The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced $11 million in available funding for projects that mitigate antimicrobial resistance (AMR), a growing public health issue.

Wrap Up in Hygge-Inspired F&F

Perfume Flavorist - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 22:47
Curl up into a hygge (pronounced "heu-gah") state of mind with flavors and fragrances inspired by nostalgia, comfort and relaxation.

European Commission approves Dow, DuPont merger

IFT News - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 01:00
The European Commission (EC) has granted conditional regulatory clearance in Europe of the proposed merger between DuPont and Dow Chemical.

Haribo to build manufacturing facility in Wisconsin

IFT News - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 01:00
Haribo of America, manufacturer of fruit gummy candy and licorice, is planning to build its first U.S. manufacturing facility on newly acquired property in Kenosha County, Wis.

Kraft Heinz makes more cuts; unveils news CSR goals

IFT News - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 01:00
According to the Chicago Tribune, Kraft Heinz is cutting about 200 salaried jobs in the United States and Canada.

Research reveals consumers’ favorite fast-food experiences

IFT News - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 01:00
Chick-fil-A, Chipotle Mexican Grill, and Hardees deliver the best customer experience in the fast-food industry, according to the 2017 Temkin Experience Ratings, an annual customer experience ranking of companies based on a survey of 10,000 U.S. consumers.

Eurofragrance Announces Andrés Pagés as General Manager

Perfume Flavorist - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 00:42
Andrés Pagés was appointed as Eurofragrance’s general manager for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean where he will increase the company’s presence and productivity in the region.

Society of Flavor Chemists Announce the 2017 Scholarship Winners

Perfume Flavorist - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 22:35
The Society of Flavor Chemists has announced the winners of the Jogue Scholarship Award and the William F. Jaggard Scholarship Award.

EFEO to Celebrate its 15th Anniversary

Perfume Flavorist - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 22:29
On June 12, EFEO will be celebrating its 15th anniversary at the Hotel Mövenpick in Neuilly-sur-Seine during its general assembly meeting.

CPL Aromas Signs Sri Lankan Sustainable Farming Agreement

Perfume Flavorist - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 21:31
CPL Aromas has made an agreement with Plant Lipids in order to supply sustainably sourced black pepper oil from local farmers in Sri Lanka.

Spiked Sparkling Water Adds Hint of Japanese Flavor

Perfume Flavorist - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 03:18
Truly Spiked & Sparkling has released its new flavor that combines lemon with the Japanese fruit yuzu.

EU adopts new safety rules for agri-food chain

IFT News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 01:00
The European Parliament has adopted the new Regulation on Official Controls, proposed by the European Commission, which provides a package of measures that will strengthen the enforcement of health and safety standards for the whole agri-food chain.

Isoflavones may reduce mortality for women with breast cancer

IFT News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 01:00
A study published in the journal Cancer suggests that post-diagnosis consumption of foods containing isoflavones—estrogen-like compounds primarily found in soy food—may be associated with a decrease in all-cause mortality for women with some breast cancers.

SXSW panelists explore the food tech revolution

IFT News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 01:00
Known for bringing tens of thousands of the most innovative people in technology from around the world, the recent SXSW Interactive conference featured sessions covering an array of topics—from health and government to design and branding. The conference also tackled the intersection of food and tech in specialized sessions that took place March 11–13 in Austin, Texas’ Driskill hotel.

According to an article published in

IFT News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 01:00
According to an article published in Amber Waves, 2016 marked the first time in nearly 50 years that grocery store (food-at-home) prices were lower than those in the prior year.

PepsiCo Makes A Splash With Trendy Beverage

Perfume Flavorist - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 21:38
Pepsico has launched its RTD water for health-conscious millennials. The IZZE FUSIONS will be available nationwide in three distinct flavors.

Expanding Nature’s Palette: Q&A with Firmenich's Synthetics Team

Perfume Flavorist - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 03:45
In an exclusive interview, Perfumer & Flavorist speaks with Firmenich’s synthetic discovery team, Maud Reiter and François-Raphael Balestra on the research, process, sustainability and success of synthetics in fragrances.

OptiBiotix, SACCO partner to market probiotic

IFT News - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 01:00
OptiBiotix, a developer of human microbiome modulators, has signed a manufacturing and supply agreement with SACCO to market its cholesterol-reducing probiotic strain LP LDL to the more than 2,500 food, beverage, consumer healthcare, and pharmaceutical companies it serves across Europe.


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