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ADM profits double

ADM profits double

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) - the US' leading food processor - has
reported record third quarter results across all its segment
operations. The company's processing segments benefited from
rallies in corn and soybean futures...

Energy efficient food safety

Energy efficient food safety

The Agricultural and Food Technology Alliance (AFTA), set up by
energy solutions provider EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute),
is a project designed to help food manufacturers better manage
their energy consumption. It also provides...

GMO rules explained

GMO rules explained

With stringent rules on the labelling of genetically modified
ingredients entering into force earlier this week, the European
Commission has laid out the framework for the tough new
regulations.

DSM to double ARA output

DSM to double ARA output

DSM Food Specialties is to double the volume of arachidonic acid
(ARA) produced for its US partner Martek Biosciences to meet
rapidly growing demand, the Dutch firm said this week, writes
Dominique Patton.

Poultry poisoning breakthrough

Poultry poisoning breakthrough

Scientists from the Institute of Food Research (IFR), UK, have
found that specific probiotics - beneficial bacteria - can destroy
pathogenic bacteria living in the gut of poultry. The discovery
could help remove the threat of bacterial...

Blow to the egg industry

Blow to the egg industry

The safety of chicken eggs has been challenged by a UK
environmental pressure group, just weeks after figures showing the
lowest levels of Salmonella in years were published. The Soil
Association claims that as many as one in eight...