European Commissioner David Byrne welcomed the Agriculture
Council's decision this week on new rules to cut the incidence of
foodborne diseases in the European Union. Salmonella alone costs
the EU an estimated €2.8bn.
Germany's third largest chemical company Degussa is to invest a
massive €350 million in a new amino acid plant, representing the
merged company's biggest single investment to date. Degussa - the
world's biggest producer...
Ending months of speculation Dutch life science products company
DSM announced today that is to pay CHF 3.5 billion (€2.4 billion)
for Roche's vitamins and fine chemicals division.
When Roche launched the sale of the division...
The full impact of new European regulations on genetically modified
foods has yet to be felt by the food industry. A EU-wide road show
next month could help companies get to grips with the tough new