Crowds of food industry professionals will start pouring through
the doors of Chicago's McCormick Place South building this weekend
for the opening of the IFT Annual Meeting + FOOD EXPO. This year's
event - opened by Health...
The global food standards body Codex Alimentarius Commission has
adopted a landmark agreement on how to assess the risks to
consumers from foods derived from biotechnology, the FAO and the
World Health Organisation (WHO) said this...
Representatives from 169 countries gathered in Rome yesterday for a
week of talks led by the Codex Alimentarius Commission. High on the
agenda, food safety, biotechnology, food irradiation and an
overhaul of the Codex structure.
The innovative world of flavours is experiencing more rapid growth
than the overall food industry, giving fresh momentum to the
essential oils and oleoresins market, confirms a new study from
Frost & Sullivan.
News again today on inulin with Sensus America, a subsidiary of
Dutch company Sensus, announcing that the Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has given inulin Generally Regarded As Safe
(GRAS) status. The move could provide inulin...
Risk assessors from the German Federal Institute for Risk
Assessment (BfR) repeated their call for the levels of acrylamide
in foods to be reduced as far and as quickly as possible. Speaking
one year after the Swedish National Food...
Is cynicism towards biotech foods largely a European 'problem'? New
research from the US suggests that the tide could be turning with
the American consumer, traditionally more accepting of genetically
modified foods, becoming...
Natural food supermarket Planet Organic Health has opened its first
store in Calgary to capitalize on increasing consumer demand, it
said this week. The 10,824-square-foot store is the company's third
organic and natural foods...
Europe may remain reticent over the use of irradiation by food
manufacturers but other countries across the world are making steps
towards increasing the use of this controversial food preservation
technology. Canada made moves this...
SureBeam, the US-based food irradiation provider, has been awarded
a patent that increases the processing efficiency of its technology
and provides the ability to simultaneously process products in a
variety of package configurations.
Food safety was very much on the agenda this week when the newly
installed Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
aired his thoughts at the Annual Meeting of the National Food
Processors Association (NFPA) in Washington,...
Today marks the final time the doors of global food exhibition SIAL
will open in 2002. As visitors continue to pour through the
entrance of six exhibition halls, the popularity of this vast food
show remains certain. On the final...