Correlating with new reports that Brazil exported more chicken than ever in August, the latest Recall Index from Stericycle Expert Solutions reveals that recalls of chicken and other poultry meats in Q3 in Europe were higher than any other food category for the second quarter in a row, and Brazil was the top country of origin.
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A new film from the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (Apeal) has been launched to highlight the preservation qualities of steel packaging.
Orchard Valley Foods and Candeco Confektyr have merged to create a €40 million producer of confections, ingredients and decorations for the food manufacturing, foodservice and retail home baking sectors, as well as international markets.
Ecovia Intelligence (formerly Organic Monitor) says that the growing market for sustainable and premium foods is bringing greater risks of food fraud.
Swedish organic processor Blåtand has invested in optical sorting technology from Bühler to deliver cleaner berries and ensure consistency in the shape, flavour and colour of its produce
Changing the price, recipe or look of an existing product can never be taken lightly. Decisions should be rooted in a full consideration of consumer implications and an understanding of alternative solutions, explains Emma Gubisch.
The House of Lords EU Energy & Environment Sub-committee has published a report on post-Brexit animal welfare issues, including evidence from Agrantec Ltd, specialist in helping food businesses gather, collate and share food supply chain data.
According to a report from Stericycle ExpertSolutions, recalls of chicken and other poultry meats are at their highest level since 2002, just as it was revealed that chicken has overtaken red meat as the most popular meat in Britain.
Functional ingredients manufacturer Beneo has released an assortment of sugar-free, hard candy products containing Isomalt: a sugar replacer derived from sugar beet.
Member states representatives have voted in favour of the European Commission’s proposal to reduce the presence of acrylamide in food.
In a joint letter, signatories from 26 representative bodies from across the UK food and drink supply chain have agreed upon 10 key priorities for the negotiations with the EU to protect the UK’s food security.
Ozo Innovations has announced the application of eloclear by fogging to improve packhouse hygiene.
On 21 June, the Queen’s Speech was delivered in the House of Lords chamber, outlining the current government’s agenda to the members of parliament.
Leading figures from the global dairy sector will gather in Belfast, Northern Ireland, later this year to discuss the greatest issues facing the industry.
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