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Cereal study urges US focus on oats to cut risk from ‘potent renal carcinogen’

Food Production Daily - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 07:48

Scientists researching the presence of a mycotoxin considered a 'potent renal carcinogen' in US cereals have found levels above EU maximum limits in 8% of oat based cereals tested, and are urging action to reduce consumer risk.

Cereal study urges US focus on oats to cut risk from ‘potent renal carcinogen’

Food Production Daily - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 07:48

Scientists researching the presence of a mycotoxin considered a 'potent renal carcinogen' in US cereals have found levels above EU maximum limits in 8% of oat based cereals tested, and are urging action to reduce consumer risk.

Senomyx Q4 Rev Falls; But Adds New Savory Flavor

Perfume Flavorist - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 05:35
Senomyx’s fourth-quarter and full year revenue fell although the company is now adding to its direct sales portfolio a new savory flavor ingredient Savorymyx UM33 (S336).

IFF Expands South Africa Flavors Facility

Perfume Flavorist - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 04:37
IFF has expanded its flavors facility in Isando, South Africa in order to serve an expanded customer base in the rapidly growing Sub-Saharan Africa region.

Cargill inaugurates Mexican animal feed facility expansion

IFT News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 01:00
Cargill inaugurated the expansion of its animal feed facility in Tehuacán, Puebla, Mexico.

Garlic extracts provide antimicrobial properties

IFT News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 01:00
Allicin—a chemical compound found in garlic—can help kill the bacteria responsible for life-threatening lung infections in people with cystic fibrosis, according to a study published in PLOS ONE.

IFF expands South Africa site

IFT News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 01:00
International Flavors & Fragrances announced that it has expanded its flavors facility in Isando, South Africa.

One-third of food is thrown out, report finds

IFT News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 01:00
Around the world, nearly one-third of all food produced ends up as waste, according to a new report released by The Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) and the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate.

2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Report Suggests 'Informative Labels'

Perfume Flavorist - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:12
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are recommending reduced sugar and salt consumption as well as front-of-package food labels on all food and beverage products.

Packaging that doesn’t have much information on the back of it is ‘more Apple than Microsoft’

Food Production Daily - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 17:18

Innovations that prevent food wastage, such as Heinz ketchup moving from glass to plastic then an upside down squeezy bottle, cook-in-a bag packaging and coffee refill pouches, were praised at Packaging Innovations 2015 at Birmingham NEC, this week.

Packaging that doesn’t have much information on the back of it is ‘more Apple than Microsoft’

Food Production Daily - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 17:18

Innovations that prevent food wastage, such as Heinz ketchup moving from glass to plastic then an upside down squeezy bottle, cook-in-a bag packaging and coffee refill pouches, were praised at Packaging Innovations 2015 at Birmingham NEC, this week.

Shelf-life trials for micro-perforated printed lidding films for soft fruit

Food Production Daily - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 14:35

TCL Packaging has launched micro-perforated printed lidding films, to replace standard hole punched films which can let in contaminants such as dirt and insects, for soft fruit and is offering shelf-life trials of the product. 

Shelf-life trials for micro-perforated printed lidding films for soft fruit

Food Production Daily - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 14:35

TCL Packaging has launched micro-perforated printed lidding films, to replace standard hole punched films which can let in contaminants such as dirt and insects, for soft fruit and is offering shelf-life trials of the product. 

SPX awarded contract to complete Arla Foods UK megadairy

Food Production Daily - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 10:20

SPX has been awarded a contract to bring processing capacity at Arla Foods' Aylesbury fresh milk plant up to 1bn litres a year.

SPX awarded contract to complete Arla Foods UK megadairy

Food Production Daily - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 10:20

SPX has been awarded a contract to bring processing capacity at Arla Foods' Aylesbury fresh milk plant up to 1bn litres a year.

How Coke got its curves: Coca-Cola's contour bottle celebrates 100 years

Food Production Daily - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 08:05

Coca-Cola has launched a global campaign featuring icons such as Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, and Ray Charles, as it celebrates the 100th birthday of its bottle. 

How Coke got its curves: Coca-Cola's contour bottle celebrates 100 years

Food Production Daily - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 08:05

Coca-Cola has launched a global campaign featuring icons such as Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, and Ray Charles, as it celebrates the 100th birthday of its bottle. 

Silgan Containers to build a metal can manufacturing facility

Food Production Daily - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 18:42

Silgan Containers will build a metal can manufacturing facility in Burlington, US, in the spring, according to The Greater Burlington Partnership.

Silgan Containers to build a metal can manufacturing facility

Food Production Daily - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 18:42

Silgan Containers will build a metal can manufacturing facility in Burlington, US, in the spring, according to The Greater Burlington Partnership.

CMA publishes issues statement over Sonoco, Weidenhammer merger

Food Production Daily - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 18:31

The CMA (Competition and Markets Authority) has published an issues statement following its referral of the completed acquisition by Sonoco of Weidenhammer Packaging Group for a full phase 2 investigation on January 27, 2015.

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