Good growth at Balchem's medical products segment has helped offset
a continuing decline in its encapsulated products, sold to
nutritional and food industries, although overall interim sales are
still down by 1.3 per cent.
The Council of Ministers yesterday formally adopted two European
Commission proposals on genetically modified organisms,
establishing a clear EU system to trace and label GMOs in food and
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.
BASF Fine Chemicals division said this week that it will
temporarily suspend lysine production at its Gunsan, Korea plant
due to essential maintenance work. The lysine plant will be
shutdown at the beginning of August for up to 3...
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
said in a statement this week that the discovery of bovine
spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in a cow in Canada should not
result in widespread hysteria in Europe and...