The European Court of Justice has this week annulled the
Commission's decision to end the ban on bovine products from
Portugal, following a French-led legal challenge. The ruling is
expected to have a European-wide impact on...
Confirmation of a case of mad cow disease in Canada has resulted in
plummeting shares within the meat processing and manufacturing
industries there, prompting calls for further action from the US
The Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health at the
European Commission has adopted a series of transitional and
permanent implementing measures in preparation for the application
of the Animal By-Products Regulation...
Growing Finnish food and animal feed company Raisio is to acquire
all the shares of Swedish biotech company Diffchamb. The move marks
a step forward in the Finnish company's overall aim to expand its
Life Science unit business...
Could enzymatic changes in complex carbohydrates improve the
nutrient content of food and animal feed? European researchers
suggests their findings will not only benefit processing
technologies but also improve the quality of a variety...
A growing market for soy protein products and soyfoods in Western
nations is helping to create a new value-added market for soybeans
beyond the traditional uses of crushing for animal feed and
vegetable oils, according to a new report.
As the questioning consumer continues to show concern over the
safety of food products and notably the use of antibiotics in farm
animals, new research could offer a healthy alternative to boost
the immunity system of pigs - fish...
Testimony to the increasing use of GMO detection equipment, four
laboratories across the world have licensed Genetic ID's
proprietary technology to detect genetically modified organisms
(GMOs) in agricultural and food products,...
As the GM debate takes to the road in the UK this week with
promises of consumer feedback via conferences and meetings, here
below we have selected an article by Lyndsey Greig of market
analysts Frost & Sullivan that takes a closer...
As research in laboratories across the globe continues into the
presence of potential carcinogen acrylamide in a variety of foods,
the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) emphasised last week that
consumers should continue to eat...
Choline maker and encapsulates supplier Balchem reported a strong
30 per cent increase in sales for 2002 this week, thanks to growth
in both its core units. The global company also saw a 45 per cent
increase in its net income to $7.4...